Tuberolabium sarcochiloides (Schltr.) Garay 1972 SECTIOM Tuberolabium Photo courtesy of Joji Castaneda-Lapuz

Fragrance Part sun Cool winterSummer

Common Name or Meaning The Sarcochilus-Like Tuberolabium

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Indonesia and the Philippines in montane forests on steep slopes at elevations of 1100 to 1300 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short, densely leaf stem carrying strap-shaped, leathery, tapering at both ends leaves that blooms in the winter or summer on an axillary, 1.2" [3 cm] long, few to several flowered, racemose inflorescence with fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Saccolabium epichysiochilum Kraenzl. 1916; Saccolabium loheri Ames 1915; *Saccolabium sarcochiloides Schltr. 1911; Trachoma sarcochiloides [Schltr.] Suarez & Cootes 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988 ; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; AOS Orchids pg 922 Choltco 12/06; Australian Orchid Review Vol 73 No 2 2008 photo; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide