Tuberolabium elobe (Seidenf.) Seidenf. 1988 SECTION Tuberolabium

Another Angle Photos by Leonid Averyanov


Common Name The Not Lobed Tuberolabium - In China Xia Wei Lan

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in south Yunnan and Hainan, Thailand and Vietnam on tree trunks in forest margins at elevations of 1000 to 1500 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a stem carrying many oblong to falcate-oblong, acute leaves that blooms in the early summer on 2 to 8, opposite the leaves, yellowish green, longitudinally ribbed, 3.2" to 9.2" [8 to 23 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with broadly ovate floral bracts

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms Parapteroceras elobe (Seidenf.) Aver. 1990; Pteroceras elobe Seidenf. 1969

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 as Parapteroceras elobe; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 as Parapteroceras elobe; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009 as Parapteroceras elobe;