Cephalanthera exigua Seidenf. 1975 Photo by Roy etal BMC Biology and The KeSimpulan.com Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden

part shadeCool

Common Name The Insignificant Cephalanthera

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in northern Thailand and Laos at elevations around 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with a thin, erect, leafless stem with the lower 2/3's enveloped completely by sheaths, the upper part with a few, tiny, distant, funnel-shaped sheaths that blooms on 1 to a few per axil,single flowered inflorescence and with ovate, acute as long as the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bild 70 Hft 1 Orchid Contributions to the Orchid Flora of Thailand VI Seidenfaden 1975 drawing fide;