Cyrtosia plurialata Seidenf. 1995

Inflorescence Photos by Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Many Cyrtosia [refers to the many lateral inflorescence that the orchid can have]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in southern Thailand in tropical evergreen forests often on rotting logs alongside streams in dark gullies at elevations of 800 to 1200 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with fleshy yellow roots and an erect, pinkish orange, branching or not stem with glabrous to pubescent, obtuse to acute, coriaceous sheaths that blooms in the spring on a terminal, racemose, densely short-hairy, few to many flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pederson, Kurzweil, Suddee and Cribb 2011 drawing good