Chiloschista exuperei (Guillaumin) Garay 1972

Photo by Ron Parsons

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Photo by Karel & Alex Petrzelka and the Vietnam Orchid Website

Plant and Flowers

Photo courtesy of Jean Claude George

Common Name Exupere's Chiloschista [French Anatomist late 1700's]

Flower Size 1/3" [.8 cm]

Found in Yunnan province of China, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos in semi-deciduous and deciduous dry lowland forests and savannah-like woodlands at elevations of sealevel to 700 meters as a miniature sized, warm to hot growing epiphyte with a mass of greenish elongate roots arisijg from an indistinct stem without leaves that blooms in the spring on a pendant, densely off white hairy, few to several flowered inflorescence with ovate, triangular floaral bracts

Synonyms *Taeniophyllum exuperei Guillaumin 1957

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo good; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #4 2014 photo fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;