Sarcoglyphis flava (Hook.f.) Garay 1972


Plant and FlowersPhotos by Ekkehard Schwadtke and his Lanta Orchid Nursery and

Orchid Garden Khaolak

Drawing Drawing From Icones 22 1892 Hooker f .

Full Shade

Common Name The Yellow Sarcoglyphis

Flower Size

Found in Myanmar and Thailand as a miniature sized epiphyte with an erect stem cenveloped by leaf bearing sheaths carrying lorate, bifid apically leaves that blooms on a descending, thin, 5" [12.5 cm] long, laxly several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Gastrochilus flavus (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891; Saccolabium flavum Hook.f. 1890; Sarcanthus flavus (Hook.f.) J.J.Sm. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones 22 1892 Hooker as Saccolabium flavum drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989;