Uncifera thailandica Seidenf. & Smitinand 1965

Plant and Flowers

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Part shade Coolfall

Common Name The Thai Uncifera - In China Zhong Tai Cha Hui Lan

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Yunnan province of China and Thailand in evergreen forests at elevations around 1200 to 1400 meters as a monopodial, small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying ligulate, linear, unequally obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on a gently curving to pendant, 4.4 to 6.4" [11 to 16 cm] long, successively many flowered inflorescence.

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

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988 drawing good; Orchid Genera in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam Schuiteman & Vogel 2000; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009;

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