Schoenorchis paniculata Blume 1825

Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler

Plant and Inflorescence

Photo by Dr. E.F. de Vogel courtesy of Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website and Flora Malesiana Vol III


Common Name The Paniculate Schoenorchis [refers to the inflorescence]

Flower Size [2mm]

Found in Java, Sumatra, Bali and Borneo in hill forests in bright situations at elevations of 500 to 1300 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with terete, branching stems carrying, two ranked, linear, thick, fleshy, unequally bilobed apically, grooved leaves yhat blooms in the winter and spring on a branching, longer than the leaves, flattened, many flowered inflorescenses with small flowers perfectly spaced along the raceme. Plant likes cool to warm temps and moderate light.

Synonyms Gastrochilus paniculatus (Blume) Kuntze 1891; Saccolabium ramulosum Lindl. 1859

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1855; Bonplandia Rchb. f 1857; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as Saccolabium ramulosum; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 54 No 7 1985 photo fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide