Pseudobulbs cylindric fusiform, rugose, pendent, covered with fibrous sheaths 2.5-7.5 x 1-1.5cm; sheaths overlapping, 1-1.6cm long.Leaves linear lanceolate, acuminate8-17.5 x 0.8-1.6cm; petiole 1.2-1.4cm long.Inflorescence proteeranthous semi erect la x ly 14-many flowered, peduncle sheathed, 2-5cm long; sheaths overlapping rugose, 0.6-6cm long; rachis rigid glabrous , 7-14 cmlong; floral bracts persistent linear oblong, subtruncate scarious, column orange brown, pedicel and ovary 4-5mm long. Sepals free subequal linear oblong, obtuse spreading 7-8 x 1-1.5mm. Petals linear oblanceolate, obtuse spreading. 4.5-5 x 0.5-1mm.Lip 4-6mm long, base shortly saccate; laterals lobes short, erect rounded acute, concave defle x d.Column short curved lacking a foot, slightly winged and dilated at ape x 4-5 x 0.8-1mm. Fruit ellipsoid beaked, 0.9-1.1 x 0.4-0.5cm.

(Attributions- N. R. Pearce & P. J. Cribb. Orichds of Bhutan. Published by RGoB and RBGE. 2002 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)          


MS Jan,2017/03 Orchidaceae for ID : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1) 

Location : Sairep, Mizoram
Date : 25-01-2017
Habit : Epiphytic orchid
Habitat : Wild

Its better to have flower closeup.

I think this is Otochilus fuscus.
Thanks for sharing.




Otochilus fuscus Lindl. : 5 posts by 1 author. 5 images- 5 to 7 mb each.

Location: Godawari Botaical Garden
Date: 24 January 2020
Elevation: 1493m.
Habitat: Cultivated


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