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Pteroceras unguiculatum

Pteroceras unguiculatum (Lindl.) H.A. Pedersen 1992

This species almost similar to Pteroceras pallidum, different in lips texture color and it is smaller.

Common Name The Clawed Pteroceras
Flower Size 1.8" [4.5 cm]
Found in the Andaman Islands, Malaysia, Java, Borneo, Sumatra, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, Sulawesi and the Philippines as a small sized, hot to warm growing, semi-pendulous epiphyte with a rarely branching, monopodial stem carrying leathery, linear to narrowly oblong, unequally bilobed apically, obtuse lobed leaves that blooms on an axillary, pendulous, to 12" [30 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorecence with up to 8 sweetly scented, short lived flowers at one time

Synonyms Aerides diurna Teijsm. & Binn. 1864; Phalaenopsis ruckeri auct. 1881; Pteroceras phalaenopsis (Schltr.) Garay 1972; Sarcochilus aureus Hook.f. 1890; Sarcochilus phalaenopsis Schltr. 1911; *Sarcochilus unguiculatus Lindl. 1840; Thrixspermum aureum Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891; Thrixspermum unguiculatum (Lindl.) Rchb.f. 1868


Pteroceras unguiculatum

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