Aglossorrhyncha viridis Schltr. 1912 photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Photo Stream

TYPE Drawing

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Green Aglossorrhyncha

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a long decumbent rhizome giving rise to erect, simple to sometimes branching, somewhat compressed, rigid leafy stems carrying erect-patent, thin, glabrous, ligulate, very oblique, obtusely acute, shiny, narrowing below into the subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, single flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flower are green and have narrower and more rigid leaves that others in the genus.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide;

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