Glomera adenandroides (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1912 SECTION Uniflorae Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Adenandra-Like Glomera

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short rhizome giving rise to simple, to rarely branching, thin, somewhat flexuous, somewhat compressed, densely leafy stems carrying erect-patent, glabrous, fleshy, lanceolate-linear, subacute, unequally bilobed apically, contracted below into the subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, single flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states the flowers are snow white and have a yellow anther.

Synonyms *Glossorhyncha adenandroides Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as Glossorhyncha adenandroides drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 6 321 - 384 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as Glossorhyncha adenandroides ;