!Schoenorchis seidenfadenii Pradhan 1978

Plant and Flowers Photos by © Milan Vágner

Common Name or Meaning Seidenfaden's Schoenorchis [Danish Orchid Botanist in Thailand Died 2001]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Thailand and Vietnam at elevations of 550 to 600 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing, creeping epiphyte with a short, erect stem carrying distichous, thick, succulent like, elliptic, apically unequally bilobed, basally clasping leaves that flowers in the spring and summer on several, axillary, few to several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1963 as S fragrans [gt2602] drawing fide; *AOS Bulletin Vol, 47 No 10 1978 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 21 1165 - 1328 Brieger 1988; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 58 No 4 1994 photo ok; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo ok; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo good;