Schoenorchis secundiflora (Ridl.) J.J.Sm. 1912

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Flower closeup

Side View of Flower

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FragrancePart ShadeHot

Common Name or Meaning The Flowers all to one side Schoenorchis

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found only in Thailand, Malaysia and Borneo in lowland forests, mangroves and on trees near rivers as a miniature sized, hot growing, monopodial epiphyte with an erect, stem that roots throughout and carrying a few, fleshy, linear, unequally bilobed apically, basally clasping leaves that blooms on a horizontal, elongating to 5" [12.5 cm] several flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers

Synonyms *Saccolabium secundiflorum Ridl. 1898

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Woods & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman & Wood 2001; Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide

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