Porpax ustulata (C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f.) Rolfe 1908

Another Angle Photos courtesy of Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright , and the Butterfly and Orchids Photo Gallery

Part shade Hot Warm Spring

Common Name The Burned Red Porpax - In China Dun Bing Lan

Flower Size .32" [.8 cm]

Found in Yunnan Province China, Thailand and Myanamar in valley forests on trees at elevations of 50 to 1500 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte or lithophyte with flattened pseudobulbs carrying, 2, apical, pubescent, elliptical leaves and blooms in the spring on a terminal, short, one to 2 flowered inflorescence that arises from the apex of the pseudobulb

Synonyms *Eria ustulata C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f. 1874; Pinalia ustulata (C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995 as Eria ustulata; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 drawing fide; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide;

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