Grosourdya zollingeri (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1868 Photo By Tina Warara courtesy of Dian Rahardjo and her Dikara Orchids Website.

Common Name Zollinger's Grossourdya [Swiss botanist and orchid collector 1800's]

Flower Size 5/8" [1.4 cm]

Found in Java and the Moluccas on small shrubs and tree trunks at elevations of 50 to 610 meters as a hot to warm growing epiphyte with a fan of acutely and unevenly bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on a much shorter than the leaves, 1.2 to 1.4" [3 to 3.5 cm] long, successively single to 10 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Dendrocolla gracilenta Rchb.f. 1857; *Dendrocolla zollingeri Rchb.f. 1857; Pteroceras zollingeri (Rchb.f.) Holttum 1960; Sarcochilus gracilentus (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1863; Sarcochilus zollingeri (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1863; Thrixspermum gracilentum (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. 1868

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae Rchb.f 1854 as Dendrocolla zollingeri drawing; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1865; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as PSarcochilus zollingeri; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as Sarcochilus zollingeri drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 as Pteroceras zollingeri photo ok; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002;