Stigmatodactylus dalagangpalawanicum A.S.Rob. 2016 Photo By Dr Alastair S. Robinson - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, New orchid species of Sigmatodactylus (Orchidoideae; Diurideae) and a new record of Cryptostylis carinata from central Palawan, Philippines

Common Name The Maiden of Palawan Stigmatodactylus

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found on Palawan Island of the Philippines in closed canopy upper montane forest at elevations of 1400 to 1700 meters as a mini-miniature to just small sized, cool growing terrestrial with a globose to ovate tuber giving rise to an erect, terete, green, glabrous stem with a basal, clasping cataphyl and carrying at mid stem a single, cordate, venation darker leaf that blooms in the summer and fall on an erect, terete, peduncle [3.5 to 8 cm] long, rachis [.8 to 2.8 cm] long, green, successivedly 1 to 2, to 7 flowered inflorescence with corrdate, sessile, acuminate floral bract and carrying outward facing, resupiante somewhat transluscent flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Phytotaxa 252: 100 A.S.Rob. 2016 New orchid species of Sigmatodactylus (Orchidoideae; Diurideae) and a new record of Cryptostylis carinata from central Palawan, Philippines

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