Chiloschista viridiflava G.Seidenfaden 1988 TYPE Photo by Seidenfaden

Another Flower not! Photo by Richard Noel

Purple Flower? not! Photo by Tien Pham of V&T Orchids >

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden


Common Name The Green Yellow Chioschista

Flower Size 1/2" [1.2 cm]

Found in Thailand as a miniature sized, cool to hot growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring on a pendant several to many [20] flowered inflorescence

CAUTION!!! The first photo is absolutely correct as it was used by Seidenfaden as the type for the species. The others are all suspect. The third photo may not be correct as the real C viridiflava should be green and yellow as in the first photo.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 22 Schlechter/Brieger 1989; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo good; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 3 2003 photo ok; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #4 2016 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #6 2017 photo good;