Agrostophyllum glumaceum Hook.f. 1890 SECTION Agrostophyllum

Photos by André Schuiteman, courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Part Sun Hot Cool LATEWinter Spring OR MIDSummer Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Speltz-Carrying Agrostophyllum [refers to the structure of the inflorescence]

Flower Size 1/4" [6mm]

Found in Borneo, penninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and the Philippines in lowland and hill forests at elevations of 400 to 1200 meters as a small to just medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with a flattened stem carrying 3 to 4 mostly basal, one apical, linear, elongated, acute, leaves on each side of the stem that blooms in the late winter and spring and mid summer through fall on a terminal, corymb-like [2.2 cm wide], many, 3 to 4 flowered each one, held in a zig-zag, inflorescence with triangular, concave, acute floral bracts.

Synonyms Agrostophyllum wenzelii Ames 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Vol 21 Hooker 1892 drawing fide; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960; Orchidiana Philippiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as A wenzelii; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfadden 1992 drawing fide; Orchids of Malaya Segerback 1992 photo fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra; Orchids of Borneo Vol 4 J.J. Wood 2003 drawing fide/photo maybe; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing/photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Part 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 drawing good;