Pecteilis sagarikii Seidenf. 1973

Photo by Prem Subrahmanyam

Flower Closeup

Photos by Eric Hunt

Another Color Form Photo by David Kuehn

Common Name Sagarik's Pecteilis [Thai Botanist 20th cen]

Flower Size 3/5" [1.5 cm]

Found in Thailand as a medium sized terrestrial with ovoid tubers carrying 2 to 3, prostrate, ovate, rounded or obtuse apically, glossy dark green leaves held in a basal rosette that blooms in the summer and fall on an erect, terminal 2 to several flowered inflorescence with 4 or more acute sheaths and lanceolate, acute or acuminate floral bracts with 2 to 10, showy, slightly fragrant flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Tidsskrift bd 68 hft 1 Contributions to the Orchid Flora of Thailand V Seidedenfaden 1973 Drawing/photo fide; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Part One Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2001 photo fide; AOS Bulletin vol 78 No 10 2009 photo fide;