Porpax-extinctoria-2023-07-17 *SITF confirms that this plant is Porpax extinctoria (Dec 2023).

This plant was identified as Porpax extinctoria by Dr Henrik Aerenlund Pedersen, the co-author describing this species along with Andre Schuiteman and Y. P. Ng. Porpax extinctoria and P. summerhasiana are very similar; however, the "shriveled" pseudobulbs of this plant better match P. extinctoria than P. summerhasiana as shown in the IOSPE plant and flower photo. The gold-yellow keels on the lip also match P. extinctoria as can be seen in the image showing the lip. Twenty matching photos can also be found on the

Posted on Jul 17, 2023

Plant sourced from Nepal Vendor: Andy's Orchids

Continue Reading