Agrostophyllum callosum Rchb.f., Fl. Vit. 296 1868. (syn: Agrostophyllum reichenbachii J.J.Sm.)
Nepal to Hainan and Indo-China: Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Hainan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;
Assam; Bangladesh; China South-Central; East Himalaya; Hainan; Myanmar; Nepal; Thailand; Tibet; Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;
Common name: Himalayan Grass-Leaf Orchid


 Malaysia – Wild Flower for id – 080814 – RK – 2 : Attachments (3). 7 posts by 4 authors.
Fraser’s Hill – 17/07/2014 – afternoon

It could be a species of Agrostophyllum (Orchidaceae)

These three photographs indicate that they belong to the Orchid genus Agrostophyllum. There are many species of this genus in SE.Asia including Malaya, Indonesia and Philippines. Therefore it is not possible to pin point the species.

I cant see the whole plant properly. How are leaves and how they are oriented.

Yes this is Agrostophyllum and if I had to guess, I would say Agrostophyllum glumaceum or tenue, but cant confirm.
Keys are based on the angle of leaf on stem , length of stem and number of leaves to start with.

A. tenue is reported from Bukit Fraser if it is what you mean by Fraser Hill?

Yes, this is Bukit Fraser. Having spent just a short time on Hemmant Trail, I was unable to take pics of details of plants.

This is an Agrostophyllum. I need to check what species are found in Malaysia. seems like Agrostophyllum callosum.


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