Dilomilis scirpoidea (Schltr.) Summerh. 1961Drawing by Nir

Deep shade Hot Warm

Common Name The Reed-Like Dilomilis

Flower Size

Found in Barahona Dominican Republic as a small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with a very short rhizome giving rise to a flexuous, subfiliform stem enveloped completely by minutely verruculose sheaths and carrying erect-patent, filiform, acute, glabrous leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, fasciculate, basally enveloped by sheaths, few flowered inflorescence with minute, much shorter than the pedicel floral bracts and carrying pellucid, straw-colored flowers with a purple veined lip.

Synonyms *Octadesmia scirpoidea Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Jamaica Fawcett & Rendle 1910; Orchids Flora of Puerto Rico Ackerman 1995; Orchidaceae Antillanae Nir 2000 drawing fide;