Zeuxine reflexa King & Pantl.1898 Drawing by R Pantling and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name The Bent Abrupty Back Zeuxine

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in the Chinese Himalayas, the eastern Himalayas, Thailand and Taiwan at elevations around 1000 to 1300 meters as a small sized, warm growing terrestrial with a succulent stem with a few, hyaline sheaths and carrying narrowly-ovate, acute, withering at blooming, shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, laxly to subdensely to 15 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Sikkim-Himalaya Part 1 King & Pantling 1898 drawing fide; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven and Deyuan 2009 not = Z gracilis; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven and Deyuan 2010 not = Z gracilisdrawing fide; The Wild Orchids of Hong Kong Barretto, Cribb and Gale 2011 under Z gracilis