Gastrochilus deminutus J.M.H.Shaw 2014

Plant and Flowers

Photos by K Keller and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

TYPE Drawing of G minor

TYPE Drawing by Seidenfaden

Common Name The Smallest Gastrochilus

Flower Size .32 to .4" [.8 to 1 cm]

Found in northern Thailand at elevations of 1500 to 1600 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short stem carrying a few, green spotted with red, linear to falcate, acuminate acute, with a thin median seta leaves that blooms on 1 to 2, basal, peduncle to 2" [5 cm] long, to 4" [10 cm] long overall, loosely several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Gastrochilus minor Seidenf. 1988

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 as G minor drawing fide;