Cheirostylis thanmoiensis (Gagnep.) Ormerod 2002 Drawing by Averyanov and The Vietnamese Orchids ID Key Website

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Common Name The Than Moi Cheirostylis [A word that represents Vietnam]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in north Vietnam as a very rare mini-miniature sized terrestrial that has an erect stem carrying 3 to 5 basal, triangular-cordate, acute, abruptly narrowing below into the short petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, 1.6" [4 cm] long, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with triangular-ovate, acuminate, pubescent, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms *Zeuxine thanmoiensis Gagnep. 1921;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 as Zeuxine thanmoiensis;