Agrostophyllum luzonense Ames & Quisumb. 1932 Photo by Ron Parsons and his Picasaweb Orchid Photo Website

Another Flower Photo by Lourens Grobler

Part Sun WarmCool

Common Name or Meaning The Luzon Island Agrostophyllum

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines on tree trunks in montane forests at medium elevations as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect, terete, slender stems carrying in the upper portion, 2 ranked, basally twisted, linear leaves that blooms on a terminal, successively many flowered, corymblike [1 to 2 cm], very short inflorescence with 1 to several open flowers at any one time.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide to Ron's photo;