!Ventricularia tenuicaulis (Hook.f.) Garay 1972

Side View Photos by Art Vogel

Another Angle

Inflorescence Photos by Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright , and the Butterfly and Orchids Photo Gallery

Full Shade Hot Warm Summer

Common Name

Flower Size .32" [.8 cm]

Found in Thailand and Malaysia in forested limestone areas at elevations of sealevel to 1100 meters as a small sized, hot to warm, pendent growing epiphyte with thin, pendulous, laxly leafed stems carrying several, very narrowly lanceolate, unequally acuminate apically, leathery leaves that blooms in the summer

Synonyms Gastrochilus tenuicaulis (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891; *Saccolabium tenuicaule Hook.f. 1890; Trichoglottis ventricularis Kocyan & Schuit. 2014; Uncifera tenuicaulis (Hook.f.) Holttum 1947

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Century of Indian Orchids Vol 5 Hooker 1895 as Saccolabium tenuicaule drawing fide; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 as Uncifera tenuicaulis drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1963 as Uncifera tenuicaulis drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Uncifera tenuicaulis; Opera Botanica # 95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing fide/photo ok; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Malaya Segerback 1992 as Uncifera tenuicaulis photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Wild Orchids of the Casmeron Highlands REACH 2009 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroides Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 as T ventricularis

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