!Adenoncos virens Blume 1825

Photo by Leicneagra and his Orchids of Sumatra Blogspot

Plant and Flower

Photo by J&L Orchids and Their J&L Orchid Website

Part sunHot CoolWinter

Common Name The Green Adenoncos

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found in Malaysia, Java, Borneo and Sumatra in mangroves, lowland and hill forests at elevations of 350 to 1220 meters high up in trees as a miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with a basally branching stem enveloped completely by leaf bearing sheaths and carrying almost terete, close set, alternate, acute, wrinkled leaves that blooms in the winter on an axillary, single flowered short inflorescence. This plant grows shorter in full sun than when in part shade so locate accordingly.

Synonyms Microsaccus virens (Blume) Hook.f. 1890

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Flora Of Malaysia Vol 1 Orchids Holttum 1953; Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 23 1393 - 1456 Brieger 1990 drawing good; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman and Wood etal 2001; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Part 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014