Rhomboda velutina (J.J.Sm.) Ormerod 1995

Plant and Flowers in situ Photo by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Warm LATE Spring

Common Name The Velvety Rhomboda

Flower Size

Found in Java and the Lesser Sunda Islands at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, warm growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 6, well above the ground, dark green, red median stripe above, red beneath, lanceolate, gradually narrowing below into the petiuolate base leaves that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, erect, 3.6" [9 cm] long, rachis 1.2" [3 cm] long, pubescent, to 9 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Hetaeria velutina J.J.Sm. 1927

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide;