Agrostophyllum earinoides Schltr. 1912 SECTION Dolichodesme Schlechter

Plant and flowers Photos by Rogier Van Vugt and his P Base Orchid Photo Website

Partial shade Cool Cold Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Earina-Like Agrostophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 2000 meters as a large sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect, strict, elongate, terete stems carrying erect-patent, linear-ligulate, narrowing slightly towards the obtusely bilobed apex leaves that blooms in the spring on an elongate, to 16" [40 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing good