Zeuxine gracilis (Breda) Blume, Coll. Orchid.: 69 (1858).
Psychechilos gracilis Breda, Gen. Sp. Orchid. Asclep. 2: t. 9 (1829).
Monochilus gracilis (Breda) Lindl., Fol. Orchid.: 5 (1854).
Adenostylis gracilis (Breda) Merr., J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc., Spec. No.: 141 (1921).
Monochilus zollingeri Rchb.f., Bonplandia (Hannover) 5: 35 (1857).
Distribution: India to W. Malesia
Current pic taken in Hong Kong.

Beautiful … My Zeuxine is still missing searching that only Zeuxine from Haryana desperately…..

Thank you very much … for showing this Zeuxine. This one is known to be found in s Western Ghats – hope some day will meet this ZOO-zin-nee !

 Images by tspkumar



TSP-FEB2016-05-294: Images of Zeuxine gracilis (Orchidaceae) : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)

It is my pleasure to share few images of Zeuxine gracilis (Orchidaceae

Ref: http://florakarnataka.ces.iisc.ernet.in/hjcb2/herbsheet.php?id=3183&cat=1…..Lobules of lip orbicular and entire.

Ref: http://keralaplants.in/keralaplantsdetails.aspx?id=Zeuxine_gracilis 

Habit: A slender herb 

Habitat: Terrestrial, in shaded forest floor with humus 

Sighting: Devaramane, Chikmagalur, Karnataka, about 1200 msl 

Date: 11-02-2016

Aha ..Incredible ..Thanks for sharing 🙂

Zeuxine gracilis from Hong Kong: 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)
Zeuxine gracilis from wild in Hong Kong


538 ID wild Orchid: 19 high res. images.
Please ID wild Orchid,
Location: bloomed near Vannappuram Thodupuzha Idukki Kerala INDIA
Altitude: 1500fsl
Flower date: 29JAN24, 12.50pm
Habitat: wild moisture rock outcrop evergreen misty sloppy canopied alpine
Plant habit: micro terrestrial orchid, erect unbranched, weak fleshy velvety greenish cylindrical stem 05mm base diameter, rhizomatous base, annual
Height: 10 cm
Leaves: alternate elliptic acute leathery smooth fleshy
Flower: terminally spike inflorescence, diameter: 03.5mm, white with yellow spot, non fragrant
Fruit: capsule ridges green into brown ovoid size: 10x3mm
Camera: CANON EOS1500D +FL10x

Zeuxine gracilis (Breda) Blume

Although the bract seems longer than the length of the flower it looks close to Z.gracilis. kindly check once.

Yes, it is Zeuxine gracilis dear …, thank you very much for ID my Orchid

Not possible to confirm without dissection but this could be Zeuxine gracilis.




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