Odontochilus hasseltii (Blume) J.J.Wood 2011Drawing by Johann Jacob Smith

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Common Name or Meaning Hasselt's Odontochilus [Dutch Botanist in Indonesia 1800's]

Flower Size .6" [1.6 cm]

Found in Sumatra, Java and Borneo in dark primary forests at elevations of 1400 to 1700 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial orchid with a terete, short stem carrying 3, ovate-oblong, acute, purplish to brownish beneath leaves with the largest being in the middle and blooms in the later spring on an erect, hairy, very short, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence with narrowly lanceolate, acute floral bracts

Synonyms Anoectochilus hasseltii (Blume) Miq. 1859; *Cystopus hasseltii Blume 1859; Pristiglottis hasseltii (Blume) Cretz. & J.J.Sm.1934

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905 as Cystopus hasseltii; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as Cystopus hasseltii drawing fide; Die Orchideen #5 17-20 tafel 6 Rudolph Schlechter 1971 photo ok; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo ok; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Borneo Vol 1 Chan, Lamb, Shim & Wood 1994 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; *Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 2011

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