Schoenorchis tortifolia (Jayaw.) Garay 1972

Drawing by M.D.Dassanayake & F.R.Fosberg and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Partial shade

Common Name The Twisted Leaves Schoenorchis

Flower Size .08 [2 mm]

Found in Sri Lanka as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with a spreading stem carrying linear, twisted, acute to obtuse, conduplicate below into the basally clasping leaves that blooms on axillary, erect-spreading, single branching, 4.8 [12 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Saccolabium tortifolium Jayaw. 1963

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;