Agrostophyllum longivaginatum Ames 1913 publ. 1914 SECTION Agrostophyllum Comber

Photo by Jim Cootes and The Phyto Images Website

Partial shade Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Long Sheathed Agrostophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 600 meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with flattened, narrowed at the base, upper half leafy stem carrying 2 ranked, linear to oblong, unequally lobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall, winter and spring on a terminal, on the underside of the stem, densely clustered, capitate, .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] wide, successively many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philippina Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 20 2017;