Microsaccus dempoensis J.J. Sm. 1922

Plant and Flowers Photos by Leicneagra and The Wild Orchids of Sumatra Website

Full shade Cool Cold Fall

Common Name The Mt Dempo Microsaccus [a mountain in Sumatra]

Flower Size Very small

Found in Sumatra in upper montane forests at elevations around 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a pendulous, densely leafy stem carrying imbricate sheaths carrying spread-out, laterally compressed, obliquely oblong, narrowing apically, both upper and lower margins curved, fleshy, dark green leaves that blooms in the fall on axillary, very short, two flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001