Phreatia petiolata Schltr. 1905 SECTION Phreatia

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

Full shade Hot Spring Summer

Common Name The Petiolate Phreatia [refers to the leaves]

Flower Size

Found in the New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 150 meters as a hot growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring and summer.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white.

Synonyms Phreatia petiolata var. eitapensis Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Phreatia petiolata var. eitapensis

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