!Smithsonia maculata (Dalzell) C.J.Saldanha 1974 Photo by Enchanting Kerala Website

Full shadeSpring

Common Name The Spotted Smithsonia

Flower Size

Found in northern Kanara India as a miniature sized epiphyte that blooms in the spring

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determiantion so use with caution

Synonyms Gastrochilus maculatus (Dalzell) Kuntze 1891; Loxoma maculatum (Dalzell) Garay 1972; Loxomorchis maculata (Dalzell) Rauschert 1982; *Micropera maculata Dalzell 1851; Saccolabium maculatum (Dalzell) Hook.f. 1890; Sarcochilus maculatus (Dalzell) Pfitzer 1881

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988 drawing good; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007