Myrmechis glabra Blume 1859 Photo by André Schuiteman, courtesy of Jaap Vermeulen and Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Full Shade Cool Cold

Common Name or Meaning The Glabrous Myrmechis

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Java in montane cloud forests at elevations of 1500 to 2800 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with erect stems carrying 8 to 9, ovate, acute, undulate margined, basally clasping leaves that blooms on a terminal, very short, glabrous, to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Anoectochilus glaber (Blume) Miq. 1859; Myrmechis grandiflora (Lindl.) Ormerod 1998; Odontochilus glaber (Blume) T.Yukawa 2016; Rhamphidia grandiflora Lindl. 1857

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 5 257- 320 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974 drawing so so; Orchids of Java Comber 1990