Grosourdya muscosa (Rolfe) Garay 1972 Photo by © Seidenfaden

Plant and Flower Photo by André Schuiteman, courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Full Shade Hot Warm

Common Name or Meaning The Fly-Like Grosourdya

Flower Size .4" [1 mm]

Found in Andaman Islands, Thailand, Malaysia and Sabah Borneo in lowland forests as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a few, linear, acute, unequally bilobed apically leaves held in a loose fan that blooms on a 1/2 to 2" [1.5 to 5 cm] long, minutely hairy inflorescence with fleshy, acute, bracts and close set flowers.

Synonyms Pteroceras carrii (L.O.Williams) Holttum 1960; Sarcochilus carrii L.O.Williams 1937; Sarcochilus maculatus Carr 1929; *Sarcochilus muscosus Rolfe 1893

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995 as Sarcochilus muscosus; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing/photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988 photo ok; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo ok; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #8 2017 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #9 2017 photo fide;