Sirindhornia mirabilis H.A.Pedersen & Suksathan 2002 publ. 2003

Plant and Flowers in situ on limestone cliff

Photos by The International Orchid Forum Website


Common Name The Wonderful Sirindhornia - In Thailand Ueang si pra chim

Flower Size .36 [9mm]

Found in northwestern Thailand on grassy limestone slopes and exposed limestone crevasses at elevations around 1000 meters as a small to medium sized warm growing lithophyte with a narrowly ovate to narrowly elliptic leaf that blooms in the late spring on a 10.8 to 13.6 [27 to 34 cm] long, 16 to 20 flowered inflorescence with ovate-triangular acute, 1 to 3 veined floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing/photo fide