Cheirostylis pabongnensis Lucksom 1997 Photo by S. Z. Lucksom and Orchids of Sikkim and norteastern Himalayas

Full shade Warm Cool Spring

Common Name The Pabong Cheirostylis [A town In Sikkim]

Flower Size

Found in the Chinese Himalayas, eastern Himalayas, Sikkim, Thailand and Vietnam as a warm to cool growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring

Said to be synomonous with C yunnanensis by many, I leave it separate for more information


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002 as C yunnanensis; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007