Kingdom: Plantae Rank: Genus Parent: Orchidaceae Status: Valid

Morphological Description

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Vegetative Morphology

Habit: Epiphytes forming fan-shaped growths. Pseudobulbs absent. Roots very fleshy, white.

Leaves: Leaves several per growth, elliptic, subpetiolate at the conduplicate bases, thinly leathery.

Reproductive Morphology

Inflorescence: Inflorescences short horizontal to laxly pendent scapes.

Flowers: Flowers fleshy, fragrant, ivory to yellow, rarely spotted. Sepals and petals subsimilar, subequal, free, spreading. Lip complexely 3-lobed, saccate, rigid-fleshy, with an internal transverse multi-lobed callus crest. Column stout, with a short foot, without wings; pollinia 4, in 2 very unequal pairs, oblong, strongly compressed, sessile on a large common viscidium.