Plocoglottis dilatata Blume 1849

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

Inflorescence and plantDrawing by Karl Ludwig von Blume courtesy of Kurt Stueber, 2007. Dieses Buch ist geschützt durch die GNU Free Document License

Common Name or Meaning The Broad Plocoglottis

Flower Size

Found in Java and Borneo as a medium sized terrestrial orchid with a stem arising from a thick rhizome carrying 6 to 8, lanceolate, long-acuminate, plicate, 3 nerved, narrowing below into the clasping base leaves that blooms on a basal, [to 10" [to 25 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 15 881 - 944 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1984; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994;