Schoenorchis manipurensis U.C.Pradhan 1979 Photo by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website


Common Name The Manipur Schoenorchis [An area in India]

Flower Size .1 to .15" [2 to 3 mm]

Found in Manipur India at elevations of 750 to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an erect, very short stem carrying 3 to 7, distichous, fleshy, elliptic-oblong, cerenulate margins, keeled, apically imbricate and unequally bilobed, upper surface green margined with brownish purple, lower surface papillose and brownish-purple leaves that blooms in the summer on to several, axillary, [1.5 to 2 cm] long, 10 to 12 flowered inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *AOS Bulletin Vol, 47 No 10 1978 drawing; Indian Orchids, A Guide to Identification and Culture Vol 2 Pradhan 1979; Orchid Digest Vol 72 #1 2008 photo fide;