~Agrostophyllum denbergeri J.J.Sm. 1921 - See Agrostophyllum majus Hook.f. 1890 SECTION Agrostophyllum Comber



Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Partial shade Hot Cool LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name or Meaning Denberger's Agrostophyllum

Flower Size .14 to .132" [2.6 to 3.3 mm]

Found in Sumatra and Java in damp forests at elevations of 100 to 1500 meters as a medium to large sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with narrow, clustered, flattened, shiney pale green, stems carrying strap-shaped, obliquely rounded with a median spike apically leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a nodding corymb, more or less globose, that is 1.6" [4 cm] in diameter consisting of many 3 to 4 flowered, short inflorescence with basally clasping, as long as the ovaries floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo ok; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 20 2017 as Syn of A majus;