Acanthophippium parviflorum Hassk. 1844

Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Small Flowered Acanthophippium

Flower Size .68" [1.7 cm]

Found in Sumatra and Java at elevations of 500 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrrestrial with pseduobulbs carrying 2 to 3, elliptic, acuminate leaves that blooms in the early summer on an erect, rather short, 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing ok; Die Orchideen Band 3 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas Liferung #14 820 - 880 1984; Orchids of Java J B Comber 1990 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001 photo fide;