Saccolabium pusillum Blume 1825

Drawing Photo by JB Comber and Drawing by J.J. Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade CoolFall

Common Name The Very Tiny Flowered Sacolabium

Flower Size .2" [6 mm]

Found in Sumatra and Java in moist forests at elevations of 1000 to 2000 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a sometimes branching, horizontal to semi-pendulous with upturned apex stem carrying lanceolate, grey-green, oblique leaves that blooms in the fall on many very short, single flowered inflorescence all along the stem.

Synonyms Gastrochilus pusillus (Blume) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 19/20 Schlechter/Brieger 1988 drawing fide/photo not = S rantii; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide;