Macropodanthus cootesii Tiong 2010

Plant and Flowers Photo by Ramon de los Santos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Common Name Coote's Macropodanthus [Australian Orchid Enthusiast in the Philippines current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the Phillipines as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with flowers that have a citrus smell.

Similar to M philipinense but differs most notably in the much shorter, squater spur, lip with a ligule towards the apex .

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988 as M philippinese not drawing fide;