Odontochilus hasseltii (Blume) J.J.Wood 2011

Photo by A Lamb 1994

TYPE Drawing

Drawing by Johann Jacob Smith


Common Name or Meaning Hasselt's Odontochilus [Dutch Botanist in Indonesia 1800's]

Flower Size .6" [1.6 cm]

Found in Sumatra, Java and Borneo in dark primary forests at elevations of 1400 to 1700 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial orchid with a terete, short stem carrying 3, ovate-oblong, acute, purplish to brownish beneath leaves with the largest being in the middle and blooms in the later spring on an erect, hairy, very short, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence with narrowly lanceolate, acute floral bracts

Synonyms Anoectochilus hasseltii (Blume) Miq. 1859; *Cystopus hasseltii Blume 1859; Pristiglottis hasseltii (Blume) Cretz. & J.J.Sm.1934

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905 as Cystopus hasseltii; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as Cystopus hasseltii drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 5 257- 320 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974; photo ok; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 as Pristiglottis hasseltii photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as Pristiglottis hasseltii; Orchids of Borneo Vol 1 Chan, Lamb, Shim & Wood 1994 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001; *Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Lun & Beaman 2011