Odontochilus macranthus Hook.f. 1890Drawing by Hooker's Icones Vol 22

Full Shade HotWarmSpring

Common Name The Spotted Odontochilus

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Thailand and penninsular Malaysia in hillevergreen forests at elevations of 100 to 1200 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with a leafy erect stem carrying 4 to 8, scattered on the stem, very dark greenish brown with green spots above and pale greenish brown beneath, ovate to lanceolate, acute to acuminate, often mucronate, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the later spring on a terminal, glabrous, short, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence with linear to linear-lanceolate, acuminate, subequal to the ovaries floral bracts.

Synonyms Anoectochilus macranthus (Hook.f.) Ridl. 1907; Cystopus macranthus (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891; Pristiglottis macrantha (Hook.f.) J.J.Wood 1992

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones 22 1893 Hooker as Odontochilus macranthus drawing fide; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1953 as Cystopus macranthus; The Orchids of Penninsular Malysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 as Odontochilus macranthus drawing fide

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