Saccolabiopsis pallida (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1935

Photo By Lewis & Cribb 1991

TYPE Drawing Type Drawing by Schlechter

Partial shade Hot Fall

Common Name The Pale Saccolabiopsis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea and the Bismarck archipelago on shrubs alongside mountain creeks at elevations around 100 to 150 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall.

Schlechter states that the flowers are pale yellow with a white lip.

Synonyms *Malleola pallida (Schltr.) Schltr. 1913; Saccolabium pallidum Schltr. 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Malleola pallida Drawing fide; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 as Malleola pallida photo fide ;