Renanthera annamensis Rolfe 1907

Lip Detail Photos by Patricia Harding


Common Name The Annam Renanthera [Central Vietnam]

Found in central Vietnam in evergreen, lowland forests at elevations below 1500 meters as an scrambling, monopodial, hot to cool growing epiphyte with an erect stem carrying many, ovate, obtuse and shortly bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on a to 14" [35 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994;