!Notheria diaphana P.O'Byrne & J.J.Verm.2000

Flower Closeup Photos courtesy of Peter O'Byrne, André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulenand Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Another Flower Closeup Photo by © Art Vogel

Part Shade Warm Cool LATEFallEARLY Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Diaphanous Notheria

Flower Size to 1.4" [to 3.5 cm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with small, swollen pseudobulbs carrying 2, narrow leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on several, basal, 2 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 44-45 pg 2763 - 2898 Brieger 2001 photo fide