Saccolabium sigmoideum J.J.Sm. 1914

Plant and Flowers Photos by JB Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool LATEFallEARLYWinter

Common Name The "S" Shaped Saccolabium

Flower Size .16" [4mm]

Found in central Java in mossy primary forests at elevations of 1200 to 1600 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with pendulous becoming almost erect at the apex stems with 1.2" [4 mm] between each lanceolate, sessile, more or less acute,oblique and unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a short, axillary, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide;