Odontochilus reniformis (Hook.f.) Ormerod 1998Drawing by Hooker's Icones Vol 22

Full Shade Hot Cool

Common Name The Kidney Like Odontochilus [refers to the pollina]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Taping Hills of penninsular Malaysia as a small sized terrestrial with a leafy above, erect stem carrying 4, close set, narrowly ovate, long pointed abruptly narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a terminal, shortly pubescent, 5.2" [13 cm] long, racemose, to 15 flowered inflorescence with a few triangluar, acute bracts and a little longer than the ovary, acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms *Zeuxine reniformis Hook.f.1890

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones 22 1893 Hooker as Zeuxine reniformis drawing fide; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1953 as Zeuxine reniformis; The Orchids of Penninsular Malysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 as Zeuxine reniformis drawing fide;