Stereochilus laxus (Rchb.f.) Garay 1972

Drawing by Rchb.f and The Europeana Website

Plant and Flower? Photo by A Mueller and The Swiss Orchid Foundations at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name The Lax Flowered Stereochilus

Flower Size

Found in Myanmar and Thailand?

I have made an educated guess that the photograph which was cited as Sarcophyton crassifolium is actually this species. Please use with caution.

Synonyms *Sarcanthus laxus Rchb.f. 1866

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 21 Schlechter/Brieger 1989; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as Cleisostoma crassifolium drawing hmm = Stereochilus laxus drawing good; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1964 as Sarcanthus laxus drawing good; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989; Orchid Digest Vol 62 #3 1998;