Glomera macdonaldii (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1909

Plants and Flowers in situ New Caledonia Photos by Ben Caledonia and his The Flick river Orchid Photo Website


Common Name or Meaning Macdonald's Glomera

Flower Size

Found in New Caledonia on mossy trees in rainforest at elevations of 800 to 1400 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with numerous branching, slender stems carrying several small narrow leaves that blooms in the late spring, summer, fall on a terminal, short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Aporum montis-movi (Kraenzl.) Rauschert 1983;Dendrobium montis-movi Kraenzl. 1929; Dendrobium mouanum Guillaumin 1950; *Glossorhyncha macdonaldii Schltr. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 photo good; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societe Neo Caledonnienne d'orchidophile 1995 photo fide;