Tuberolabium elobe (Seidenf.) Seidenf. 1988 SECTION Tuberolabium

Another Angle Photos by Leonid Averyanov

EARLY

Common Name The Not Lobed Tuberolabium - In China Xia Wei Lan

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in south Yunnan and Hainan, Thailand and Vietnam on tree trunks in forest margins at elevations of 1000 to 1500 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a stem carrying many oblong to falcate-oblong, acute leaves that blooms in the early summer on 2 to 8, opposite the leaves, yellowish green, longitudinally ribbed, 3.2" to 9.2" [8 to 23 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with broadly ovate floral bracts

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms Parapteroceras elobe (Seidenf.) Aver. 1990; Pteroceras elobe Seidenf. 1969

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009 as Parapteroceras elobe;

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