Sarcoglyphis comberi (J.J. Wood) J.J. Wood 1987

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Common Name Comber's Sarcoglyphis [English Botanist 1900's and early 2000's]

Flower Size 1/10" [12 mm]

A miniature, monopodial hot to warm growing epiphyte occuring only in Java in primary forests at elevations around 1000 meters with short, descending yet apically upwards turned stems with flat, tough, leathery, dark green, apically unequally bilobed leaves that blooms on an axillary, arching to pendant, 18" [45 cm] long, paniculate, densely many flowered inflorescence occuring in the fall.

Synonyms *Cleisostoma comberi J.J. Wood 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 1 2008 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #12 2016 photo ok;