Tuberolabium brevirhachis (L.O.Williams) J.J.Wood 1990 SECTION Trachoma

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Plant and flowers Photos by Philip Wojtas and his Flicker Orchid Photo Site

Common Name or Meaning The Short Rhachis Tuberolabium

Flower Size 3/8" [1.15 cm]

Found in the Philippines as a minature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a monopodial stem carrying 2 ranked, elliptic to oblanceolate, articulate to the leaf sheaths below, leathery leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, short to 1.6" [4 cm], to 15 flowered, racemose inflorescence

Synonyms *Saccolabium brevirhachis L.O.Williams 1938; Trachoma brevirhachis (L.O.Williams) Garay 1972

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Phillipiana Val Mayor Vol 1 1984 as Trachoma brevirhachis; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988 as Trachoma brevirhachis; Philippine Native Orchid Species cootes 2011 photo fide

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