Adenoncos suborbicularis Carr 1933

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Common Name The Almost Round Adenoncos [refers to the lip shape]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in northern Sumatra at elevations around 1680 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a stout, pendulous basally becoming upturned apically stem becoming leafless on older canes towards the base and carrying with 4mm between each, thickly fleshy, slightly flattened laterally, lanceolate, apiculate leaves that blooms in the summer on an axillary, very short, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution!


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001;