Lissochilus petiolatus is an orchid species identified by (Schltr.) H.Perrier in 1941. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Oeceoclades petiolata.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, warm growing terrestrial with conical, 6 to 7 angled pseudobulbs enveloped by 3 caudaceous sheaths and carrying a single, persistent, longly petiolate, medially articulate, narrowly lanceolate, attenuate-acute at both ends, finely veined leaf that blooms in the late spring and summer on an erect, arising before the new growth, 16 to 20 [40 to 50 cm] long, paniculate, 7 to 10 flowered inflorescence with 4 scarious, obtuse, finely veined bracts.
FLOWER SIZE: 1/2 inch [1.25 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Growing with Orchids: 71 Articles by Ken Slump Added to ORCHIDS.ORG
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