Plocoglottis lobulata Schltr. 1911 Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep Shade HotWarmLATE Fall

Common Name The Small Lobed Plocoglottis [refers to the lip]

Flower Size 1.6" high [4 cm]

Found in Sulawesi in humus on the forest floor at elevations of 180 to 1000 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with a creeping rhizome giving rise to slender, cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, yellow spotted, narrow-elliptic, gradually narrowing below into the distinct petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, to 20" [50 cm] long, successively 1 to 2, top 20 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 15 881 - 944 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1984; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide