Micropera fuscolutea (Lindl.) Garay 1972

Photo by Vortex Orchids

Side View of Flowers

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Peter O'Byrne

Another Flower not! In Thailand at first glance appears to be M callosa but different.

Plant? not in Thailand

Photos by David Kuehn

Common Name The Brown-Yellow Micropera

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Malaysia and Borneo on citrus trees in hill and riverine forests at elevations of sealevel to 600 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphtye with a climbing stem carrying spreading, tough, apically broad and unequally bilobed and rounded, slightly constricted near the apex leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall, opposite from the leaves, on an erect, to 8" [to 20 cm] long, successively 4 to 5 at a time, several flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate flowers.

Synonyms Camarotis adnata (Ridl.) Holttum 1947; Camarotis latisaccata J.J.Sm. 1927; Saccolabium adnatum (Ridl.) Ridl. 1924; Sarcochilus adnatus Ridl. 1896; *Sarcochilus fuscoluteus Lindl. 1847

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Gard. Bull. Singapore 11:277 Holttum 1947 as Camarotis adnata; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 as Camarotis adnata drawing fide; The Orchids Of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide to the first 2 photos; A Checklist Of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Wood & Beaman 2001; Wild Orchids of The Cameron Highlands REACH 2009 as M pallida photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide