Chroniochilus ecalcaratus (Holttum) Garay 1972 Drawing by Seidenfsden

Common Name The Spurless Chroniochilus

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Pahang state of penninsular Malaysia and Borneo as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying about 5, fleshy, broadly ovate to lanceolate, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms on a slender, minutely roughened, erect, to 1.6" [4 cm] long, rachis short, single flowered inflorescence with pale yellowish flowers with a white lip.

Synonyms Pteroceras ecalcaratum (Holttum) Holttum 1960; Sarcochilus carrii Holttum 1947; *Sarcochilus ecalcaratus Holttum 1953

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Gard. Bull. Singapore 11:288 Holttum 1947 as Sarcochilus carrii; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide;