Pomatocalpa tonkinense (Gagnep.) Seidenf. 1975
Photo by © The World Plants Website
Drawing by © Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website
Common Name The Tonkin Pomatocalpa [the northernmost part of Vietnam]
Flower Size .4" [1 cm]
Found in Laos and Vietnam as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with a very short stem enveloped completely by imbricate leaf bases carrying strap-shaped, unequally bilobed apically, condupliate below into the base leaves that blooms on an axillary, 4 to 4.8" [10 to 12 cm] long, laxly several flowered inflorescence.
Synonyms Camarotis falciformis Tixier 1964; *Cleisostoma tonkinense Gagnep. 1951; Pomatocalpa falciforme (Tixier) Garay 1972; Pomatocalpa laoticum Seidenf. 1970
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Contributions to a Revision of the Orchid Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Seidenfaden 1975; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing/photo fide;