Macropodanthus membranifer (Carr) H.A.Pedersen 1993

Collection Sheet by Carr

Fragrant Partial shade Cool Summer Fall

Common Name The Membraneous Carrying Macropodanthus

Flower Size 1.1" [2.75 cm]

Found in Sarawak Borneo in lower montane ridge forests at elevations of 1200 to 1300 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a several flowered inflorescence provided with a prominent, light green sheath and carrying slightly sweet smelling flowers with an orange ring at the base of the petals

Synonyms Pteroceras membraniferum (Carr) Garay 1972; *Sarcochilus membranifer Carr 1935

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist to the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001;