Schoenorchis minutiflora (Ridl.) J.J.Sm. 1912


Plant and Flowers Photos by Ricci Zepmeusel

Another Flower Angle

Plant and flowers in situ Cameron Highlands Malaysia Photos by David Kuehn

Fragrance Full shade WarmcoolSpringSummer

Common Name The Small Flowered Schoenorchis

Flower Size .1" [2.5mm]

Found in the Andaman Islands?, Thailand? and Malaysia as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a basally branching stem carrying to 6, fleshy, apically bidentate leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect, slender, strongly compressed, to 10.4" [26 cm] long, 2 to 4 branched, each 4" [10 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence carrying sweet cigar scented flowers,

Synonyms *Saccolabium minutiflorum Ridl.1909

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing fide/ photo fide but labeled S gemmata; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Woods 1992 drawing fide; Orchids of Malaya Segerback 1992 photo fide; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide