!Rhomboda longifolia Lindl. 1857

Drawing by Hooker's Icones Vol 22

Full Shade Hot

Common Name The Long Leaved Rhomboda

Flower Size

Found in Sikkim in hot valleys as a medium sized terrestrial with an erect stem carrying a few, ovate, acute to acuminate, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, 7" [17.5 cm] long, shortly pedunculate, densely many flowered inflorescence with flowers facing in all directions.

Synonyms Hetaeria longifolia (Lindl.) Benth.1880; Odontochilus longifolius (Lindl.) Tang & F.T.Wang 1951; Zeuxine longifolia (Lindl.) Hook.f. 1890

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Vol 22 1893 Hooker as Zeuxine longifolia drawing fide; Indian Orchids, Guide to Identification and Culture Pradhan 1976 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce and Cribb 2002;