Plocoglottis neohibernica Schltr. 1905 SECTION Plocoglottis

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

Part shade Warm EARLYWinter

Common Name The New Ireland Plocoglottis [refers to the Bismarck archipelago]

Flower Size

Found in the Bismarck archipelago in humus of montane forests at elevations around 600 meters as a warm growing terrestrial that blooms in the early winter.

Schlechter states that the flowers are a pale yellow closely striped with red and the lip is pale yellow.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 15 881 - 944 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1984