Chiloschista sweelimii Holttum 1966 Photo by Peter O'Byrne and the National Herbarium Website

Another Flower Color Photo by Tony Watkinson

Common Name Sweelim's Chiloschista

Flower Size .3" [7.5 mm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with green cylindric roots carrying acute, not green, evanescent leaves and blooms on a basal, 8" [20 cm] long, 10 to 12 flowered, racemose, slightly pubescent inflorescence with slightly pilose sepals and petals

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden and Wood 1992 drawing/photo ok; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombat 1992 photo ok;