Phreatia limenophylax (Endl.) Rchb.f. 1857 Photo by Jean Jacques Villegente and Die Pflasnzenwelt Polynesiens Website

TYPE Drawing Drawing by Reichenbach and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name or Meaning The ? Phreatia

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Found in the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Norfolk Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, Wallis and Futuna, and Samoa in dense humid forests as a miniature sized epiphyte

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution!

Synonyms Eria limenophylax (Endl.) Rchb.f. 1857; Oberonia crassiuscula F.Muell. ex Benth. 1873; Oberonia lindleyana Brongn. 1834; Phreatia lindleyana (Brongn.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex B.D.Jacks. 1894; Phreatia pachyphylla Schltr. 1906; Phreatia vitiensis Rolfe 1909; Pinalia limenophyllax (Endl.) Kuntze 1891; *Plexaure limenophylax Endl. 1833; Sarcochilus microphyton Kraenzl. 1929

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;