Pholidota advena (C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f.) Hook.f. 1890 SECTION AdvenaDrawing by de Vogel

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Flower Size

Found in Myanmar without locational data as a miniature to small size epiphyte with close set, slender fusiform, finely longitudinally wrinkled with age pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, plicate, erect, lanceolate, acute to acuminate, 3 to 5 main nerved, somewhat prominent above, below more so, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms on a synanthous, peduncle wiry, to 2" [5 cm] long, rachis 2 to 2.2" [5 to 5.5 cm] long, arching, laxly distichous, to 10 flowered inflorescence with persistent, patent, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, acute to obtuse, membraneous floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate flowers with light green tepals and a white lip with a brown anther.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 2 de Vogel 1988 drawing fide;