Rhomboda lanceolata (Lindl.) Ormerod 1995 Photo by © Herbier Philatélique Pierre Guertin Philatelic Herbarium

Full Warm Cool Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Lanceolate Rhomboda [refers to the leaf shape]

Flower Size .15" [3mm]

Found in Assam, the eastern Himalayas, Vietnam, Malaysia, Sumatra, Sulawesi, New Guinea and the Philippines in forests in deep shade at elevations around 1500 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with an erect glabrous stem carrying 3 to 4 lanceolate, acute, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, 3 to 3.2" [7.5 to 8 cm] long, laxly 10 to 14 flowered inflorescence with 2 to 3, lanceolate, acute bracts with lanceoalte, pubescent margined floral bracts

Synonyms Adenostylis luzonensis Ames 1908; Adenostylis vanoverberghii Ames 1913 publ. 1914; Anoectochilus luzonensis (Ames) J.J.Wood 1986; Anoectochilus pomrangianus Seidenf. 1978; *Dossinia lanceolata Lindl. 1857; Hetaeria lanceolata (Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1874; Macodes lanceolata (Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1858; Odontochilus pomrangianus (Seidenf.) Szlach. 1995; Rhomboda luzonensis (Ames) Omerond1995; Zeuxine luzonensis Ames 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VI Seidenfaden 1978 as Anoectochilus pomrangianus drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 as Anoectochilus pomrangianus drawing ok; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 checklist only; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2002 as Anoectochilus pomrangianus photo ok; The Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002 drawing ok; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing ok; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing fide

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