Plocoglottis mindorensis Ames 1907 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Full shade Warm Cool Fall

Common Name The Mindoro Plocoglottis [An island of the Philippines]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in the Philippines in damp forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with cylindrical, basally swollen carrying a single, narrowly lanceolate, plicate, long petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, hairy, to 32" [80 cm] long, much longer than the leaves, successively several, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Plocoglottis mcgregorii Ames 1922; Plocoglottis wenzelii Ames 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide