Sirindhornia pulchella H.A.Pedersen & Indham. 2002 publ. 2003

Photo by Apiwat and hisThe Thai Native Orchids Website

Plant and flowers insitu Thailand

Photo by The Sirindhorn Institute for Continuing Education and Development Website

Common Name The Beautiful Sirindhornia - In Thailand Ueang si chiang dao

Flower Size .4 [1 cm]

Found in northern Thailand in exposed limestone cliffs and crevasses in upper montane scrub at televations of 1800 to 2200 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing lithophyte with a singel, elliptic to obovate to broadly lanceolate leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 4 to 10.2" [10 to 25.5 cm] long, 2 to 17 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate-triangular, acute, 3 to 6 veined floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing/photo fide

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