Nephelaphyllum beccarii Schltr. 1911

Photo by Robert and The RV Orchid Talk Website

TYPE Drawing

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Beccari's Nephelaphyllum [Italian Botanist late 1899's early 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Sarawak Borneo in lowlands, hill forests on ridges and lower montane forests at elevations of 200 to 1200 meters as a hot to cool growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring on an erect, several flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Tainia beccarii (Schltr.) Gagnep. 1932

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this photo determination but the type drawing by Schlechter is absolutely correct.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Band 3 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas Liferung #14 820 - 880 1984; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001;