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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Sumatera to Jawa.
Saccolabium ampullaceum

[A-EM]
General Description

Epiphytic herbs. Stems 10–43 cm long, simple or branching, leafy, horizontal to semi-pendent, rooting at base and turning up distally. Leaves flat, oblong or lanceolate, distichous, unequally bilobed or acutely bidentate. Inflorescence lateral, one-flowered. Flowers resupinate or non-resupinate, not opening widely, 4–6 mm wide, fugaceous. Sepals and petals free, or lateral sepals sometimes adnate to column foot, often incurved. Labellum obscurely trilobed, distinctly spurred, midlobe sometimes trilobed; disc sometimes with a transverse lamella behind side lobes and pressed against column foot; spur ecallose, sometimes hairy inside. Column with a short foot; pollinia two, entire.

Distribution

The five species of Saccolabium are collectively distributed in Sumatra and Java.

Ecology

Species occur as epiphytes in forests at 900–2000 m.

[A-EM]
Use

No uses have been reported for Saccolabium; it is rare in cultivation.

Native to:

Jawa, Sumatera

Saccolabium Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
12129.000
Barnes, E. [1995], India 14396.000
Sands, M.J.S. [395], Indonesia 32632.000

First published in Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 292 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2014). Genera Orchidacearum 6: 1-544. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Aeridinae: e-monocot.org
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0