Rhomboda pauciflora (Ridl.) Ormerod 1998

Drawing by Linda Gurr

as Hetaeria pauciflora

Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Warm

Common Name The Few Flowered Rhombiflora

Flower Size .25" [5.25 mm]

Found in Malaysia, Borneo and Vietnam at elevations of 700 to 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing terrestrial with about 5 widest near the base, lanceolate, acute, narrowing gradually towards the apex, petiolate, basally clasping leaves that blooms on an erect, long pedunculate, rachis to 1.2" [3 cm] long, 2.6" [7 cm] long overall, laxly few flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Hetaeria angustifolia Carr 1935; Hetaeria pauciflora Ridl. 1909; Rhomboda angustifolia (Carr) Ormerod 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden Wood 1992 as Hetaeria pauciflora drawing fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993 as Hetaeria angustifolia; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as Hetaeria angustifolia; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 as Hetaeria pauciflora; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide