Saturday, March 19, 2011


Flower Size .9" (2.2 cm)

Found in Myanamr, Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo and the Philippines at elevations of 460 to 900 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with green stems carrying cactus like, broad, thin, very flat and slighly curved or cupped leaves that are clustered towards the apex and blooms on an arching to pendulous, racemose, few to several flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes at the apex of the stem and having pendulous flowers that do not open fully.

Synonyms Callista lamellata (Blume) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium compressum Lindl. 1842; Dendrobium platycaulon Rolfe 1892; Eurycaulis compressus (Lindl.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Eurycaulis lamellatus (Blume) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; *Onychium lamellatum Blume 1825; Pedilonum lamellatum (Blume) Brieger 1981.
(Source: Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia)



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