Chiloschista ramifera Seidenf. 1988 Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

TYPE photo TYPE Photo by Seidenfaden

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Branched Chiloschista

Flower Size 1/3" [1 cm]

Found in Thailand as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring on a pendulous, many branched, to 13.2" [33 cm] long, many [22] flowered inflorescence that arises with two leaves present and carries fragrant flowers

CAUTION John's photo is a good match to Seidenfaden. The Type photo and drawing by Seidenfaden are absolutely correct.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; Botanica's Orchids Laurel Glen 2002; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 3 2003 photo good;