Agrostophyllum longifolium (Blume) Rchb.f. 1857 SECTION Agrostophyllum Photo by Petrus Kurniawan mand his Petrus Kurniawan's Orchids Website

Drawing Drawing by Peter O'Byrne

Part Sun Hot Cool LATE Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Long-Leaved Agrostophyllum

Flower Size 1/3" [7.5 mm]

Found in Thailand, penninsular Malaysia, Java, Sumatra, Borneo, the Moluccas and Sulawesi in lowlands and lower montane forests forests at elevations of sealevel to 1250 meters as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] between each leaf bearing stem carrying strap-shaped to narrowly oblong, minutely bidentate apically leaves that blooms in the late winter on a terminal, globose, successively many flowered head-like inflorescence with 4 to 5 open flowers at any one time .

Synonyms *Appendicula longifolia Blume 1825

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing good [according to Seidenfaden this drawing is A laxum]; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitnanad 1960; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo good; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfadden 1992 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo good;