Odontochilus uniflorus (Blume) H.A.Pedersen & Ormerod 2009

Plant Photos by Mark Hunter

Drawing Drawing by Hooker's Icones Vol 22

Full Shade HotWarm

Common Name The One Flowered Odontochilus

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Thailand and penninsular Malaysia and Sumatra in moist ground in tropical rainforests at elevations of 400 to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with a leafy, erect stem carrying purplish green, lanceolate, acute, thin, gradually narrowing below into the very short petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer and fall on an erect, pubescent, terminal, short, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceoalte, acuminate, 3 veined, subentire, ciliate, otherwise glabrous, subequal to the ovaries floral bracts.

Synonyms Anoectochilus calcaratus (Hook.f.) Ridl. 1907; Anoectochilus uniflorus (Blume) Miq. 1859; Cystopus calcaratus (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891; *Cystopus uniflorus Blume 1859; Odontochilus calcaratus Hook.f. 1890; Pristiglottis uniflora (Blume) Cretz. & J.J.Sm. 1934

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones 22 1893 Hooker as Odontochilus calcaratus drawing fide; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1953 as Anoectochilus calcaratus; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitnand 1959 as Anoectochilus calcaratus; Botanisk Tidsskrift Bind 66 Hefte 4 Contributions to the Orchid Flora of Thailand III Seidenfaden 1971 as Anoectochilus calcaratus drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 5 257 - 320 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974 as Anoectochilus calcaratus; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 32 nr 2 Orchids of Thailand VI Neottiideae Seidenfaden 1978 as Anoectochilus calcaratus drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 as Anoectochilus calcaratus drawing fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 as Pristiglottis calcaratus; Wild Orchids of the Casmeron Highlands REACH 2009 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 as Pristiglottis uniflora photo hmm; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing fide