Agrostophyllum callosum Rchb.f. 1868 SECTION Agrostophyllum

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Part Shade Hot Cool Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Callous Bearing Agrostophyllum - In China He Ye Lan

Flower Size .1 to .18" [ 4 to 7 mm]

Found in Assam, northeast India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanmar, Thailand, penninsular Malaysia?, Yunnan province of China, Vietnam, Java? in mixed, broad-leafed forests on rocky humus rich slopes at elevations of 340 to 2400 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial or as an epiphyte on forest margins with a branching rhizome giving rise to erect, 12 to 24" [30 to 60 cm] long, unbranched, slender in the lower half, slightly thickened in the upper half stems carrying many, grasslike, chartaceous, tapering gradually from base to apex, unequally rounded-bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, subcapitate, short, densely several to many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Sikkim-Himalaya Part 1 King & Pantling 1898 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing not?; AOS Bulletin Vol 27 No 4 1958 drawing ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 27 N0 5 1958 drawing; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 6 321 - 384 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 photo ok; Indian Orchids, Guide to Identification and Culture vol 2 Pradhan 1979 drawing fide; The Orchids of Arunachal Pradesh Hegde 1984; Wild Orchids of China Tsi, Chen Mori 1997; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002 drawing fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as A brevipes photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing ok; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Maountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing ok; The Atlas of Wild Orchids in Hainan Island, China Shenyan and Junmei 2010 photo hmm; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; Turczaninowia 16(4):26-46 NEW AND RARE ORCHIDS (ORCHIDACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CAMBODIA AND LAOS Averyanov 2013 photo plant only; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;