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

Flower Closeup Photos courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel, André Schuiteman and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Flower closeup

Side View of Flower

Photo by © Art Vogel

FragrancePart ShadeHot

Common Name or Meaning The Flowers all to one side Schoenorchis

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found only in Thailand, Malaysia and Borneo in lowland forests, mangroves and on trees near rivers as a miniature sized, hot growing, monopodial epiphyte with an erect, stem that roots throughout and carrying a few, fleshy, linear, unequally bilobed apically, basally clasping leaves that blooms on a horizontal, elongating to 5" [12.5 cm] several flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers

Synonyms *Saccolabium secundiflorum Ridl. 1898

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1963; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 21 1165 - 1328 Brieger 1988; Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing fide/photo not = S gemmata; Opera Botanica # 95 Seidenfaden 1988 as S gemmata photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Woods & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001; The Wild Orchids of the Cameron Highlands REACH 2009 photo fide; Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide