Agrostophyllum majus Hook.f. 1890 SECTION Agrostophyllum Photo by © Alan Cressler and his Flickr Photo Website

Plant and Flowers Photo courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel, André Schuiteman and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Common Name or Meaning The

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Thailand, Borneo, Java, Malaysia, Sumatra, New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu in lowland, hill and montane forest at elevations of 200 to 1500 meters as a large to giant sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with a flattened stem that widens towards the apes and carrying many, linear, smaller from the base larger towards the apex, basally clasping, obtuse leaves that blooms on a terminal, many, short, crowded branched inflorescence arising on a mature growth and forming a head each carrying several small flowers

Synonyms Agrostophyllum saccatum Ridl. 1896

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Vol 21 Hooker 1892 drawing ok; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 drawing good; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 drawing wrong more like A brevipes; The Orchids of Papua New Guinea An Introduction Millar 1978 photo ok; Orchids of Vanuatu Lewis & Cribb 1989; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Woods & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing ok; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993 as A saccatum; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as A saccatum; A Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo ok; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 as A saccatum; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide

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