!Hederorkis scandens Thouars 1822 Drawing by Thouars The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Scandent Hederorkis [refers to its climbing habit]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Mauritius as an epiphyte with a scandent, braching stem carrying 2 per branch, elliptic-lanceolate to ovoid, acute to obtuse, narrowing below into the conduplicate, petiolate base leaves that blooms on a 2 to 6" [5 to 15 cm] long, 3 to 6 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum mauritianum P.F.Hunt 1968; Neottia scandens Thouars 1822; Scandederis scandens Thouars 1822

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Histoire Particuliere des Plantes Orchidees Recueillies Sur Trois Iles Australes D'Afrique Thouars 1822 as Scandederis [Scaredederis] scandens drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 25 1520 - 1584 Brieger 1991 drawing fide;