Porpax reticulata Lindl. 1845 Photo by Enchanting Kerala Orchid Photo Website

Full Shade Hot Warm

Common Name or Meaning The Reticulate Porpax [refers to the netted Pseudobulbs]

Flower Size

Found in India, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam as a mini miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte carrying a single flower and has no leaves at blooming.

Synonyms Aggeianthus marchantioides Wight 1851; Cryptochilus reticulatus (Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1862; Eria reticulata (Lindl.) Benth. 1883; Porpax papillosa Blatt. & McCann 1931

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 11/12 633 - 752 Brieger 1981 drawing not = P filbuliformis; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001