plant, roots fleshy,flexuous, glabrous. Short stem completely covered
by imbricating leaf sheaths.
Few leaves, 3 to 4, elliptic or oblong-elliptic,
fleshy, acute or obtuse, petiolated, 7 cm long, 3,5 cm wide. Flower
stalk much more shorter than the leaves. Flowers produced in succession. Flower
with delicate texture, from 8 to 10 mm.
Dorsal sepal obovate or sub-orbicular,
strongly cucullate-concave with a denticulate margin.
Lateral sepals obliquely broadly
ovate or sub-rotund somewhat concave, obtuse.
Petals from a broadly cuneate base
sub-orbicular with round denticulate apex.
3-lobed lipas long as the petals. Lateral
lobes adherent at the base of the column, erect, oblong-linear, notched
at the apex with a longitudinal keel very distinct in the shape from
acute tooth towards its center. Midlobe mobile, triangular sub-deltoid,
sub-truncate or sub-triangular in front , the margin of which is obscurely
erose-dentate. Disc decorated in its posterior half of four
digitate, longitudinal projections. With
the junction of the side and median lobes one distinguishes two superimposed
appendices, ligulte, forked. The former appendix which is longest
with the point similar to an oats beard.
Column short , fleshy, white.
Pedicellate ovary of 5 mm.
Labelle de Phalaenopsis