Thelasis pygmaea (Griff.) Lindl.

in Journ. Linn. Soc. 3: 63 (1855).


Euproboscis pygmaea Griff. in Calc. Journ. Nat. Hist. 5: 372. T. 26 (1845). (basionyme)

Thelasis amboinensis (J.J.Smith) J.J.Smith in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenz. Ser. 2. 13. 35 (1914).

Thelasis celebica Schltr. in ref. [53]P.187

Thelasis clausa Fukuyama in Bot. Mag., Tokyo, 1935, 49. 440 (1935).

Thelasis elongata Blume in Mus. Bot. Lugd. Bat. 2: 187 (1856).

Thelasis hongkongensis Rolfe in Kew. Bull. 199 (1896).

Thelasis triandra Blume in Coll. Orch. 23 (1858).

Thelasis triptera Rchb.f. in Bonpl. 3. 219 (1855).

Thelasis zollingeri Rchb.f. in Bonplandia 5: 37 (1857).


Andaman et Nicobar, Bhoutan, Birmanie, Bismarck, Borneo, Chine, Hong Kong, Inde, Java, Laos, Malaisie, Népal, Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Sikkim, Salomon, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thaïlande, Vietnam.

Borneo : Sabah, Sarawak.

Chine : Hainan, Yunnan.

Inde : Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal.

Philippines : Eastern Samar, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Southern Leyte.

Taiwan : Hua-lien, Kao-hsiung, T'ai-tung.

Floraison : _F_AMJJASO__. Altitude de 10 à 1500 m.

Description sommaire

Plante épiphyte. Taille de 8 à 12 cm. Feuille unique, de 55-150 × 9-10 mm, linéaires, oblongues. Bractées ovales. Inflorescence en épi. Fleurs de 20 à 40, blanches, vertes. Sépale dorsal lancéolé, ovale, triangulaire, de 2-3 × 0-1 mm. Sépales latéraux oblongs, de 2-3 × 0-1 mm. Pétales elliptiques, oblongs, à apex obtus, de 2-3 × 0-1 mm.


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