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Genus :

DIPLOPRORA

Family :

ORCHIDACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Epiphytic, monopodial herbs. Stems pendulous, terete, sometimes branched, many noded. Leaves distichous, sheathing at base; leaf blade narrowly ovate to falcate-lanceolate. Inflorescence lateral, racemose, laxly few flowered. Flowers not resupinate, opening widely, fleshy. Sepals and petals similar, free, spreading. Petals narrower than sepals; lip superior, spurless, fleshy, attached to column base; hypochile boat-shaped; epichile narrowed, apex forked into 2 tails. Column short, stout; stigma large; pollinia 4, unequal, globose; viscidium ovate.