Diploprora truncata Rolfe ex Downie 1925

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Common Name The Truncate Diploprora

Flower Size 5/8" [1.7 cm]

Found from India to northern Thailand at elevations around 1200 to 1700 meters as a monopodial, warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the winter on a pendant, few to several [5 to 7], successively flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Stauropsis truncata (Rolfe ex Downie) Tang & F.T.Wang 1951

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1963 drawing/photo fide; Opera Botanica # 95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 21 1165 - 1328 Brieger 1988; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2000 photo fide; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007