Tropidia septemnervis (Schauer) Rchb.f. 1852

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Copyright Ravan Schneider and Phyto Images Website

Fragrance Full shade Hot Warm LATESummer EARLIER Fall

Common Name The 7 Nerved Tropidia

Flower Size .64" [1.6 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 500 to 900 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying in the upper half, lanceolate, plicate, 7 veined leaves that blooms in the late summer and earlier fall on an erect, short, branched, terminal, many flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate, fragrant flowers

Synonyms *Ptychochilus septemnervis Schauer 1843; Tropidia minor Ames 1908

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 2 Ames 1908 as T minor drawing fide; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide