Plocoglottis bicallosa Ames 1912 Photo by P. .B. Pelser and the Phyto Images Website

Full shade Cool Spring LATERSummer

Common Name The Two Calli Plocoglottis

Flower Size 1.28 [3.2 cm]

Found in the Philippines in mossy forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with clustered, succulent, recurved, cylindrical pseudobulbs enveloped by elongate fibers basally and carrying plicate, 3 veined, linear, leathery, acute apically, gradually narrowing below into the long-petiolate base leaves that blooms in the early spring and again in the late summer on a lateral from the base, erect, densely brown pubescent, to 24" [to 60 cm] long, loosely few flowered inflorescence with pubescent, lanceolate, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 15 881 - 944 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;