Pteroceras viridiflorum (Thwaites) Holttum 1960 Drawing by M.D.Dassanayake & F.R.Fosberg and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Green Flowered Pteroceras

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in southwestern India and Sri Lanka as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with an erect short stem enveloped completely by imbricating leaf bases carrying oblong-elliptic, acute, conduplicate below into the base leaves that blooms on an axillary, erect to spreading, 2.4" [6 cm] long, successively few, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Aerides viridiflora Thwaites 1864; Sarcochilus viridiflorus (Thwaites) Hook.f. 1890; Thrixspermum viridiflorum (Thwaites) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;