Plocoglottis pubiflora Schltr. 1905 SECTION Plocoglottis

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

Part shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Hairy Flowered Plocoglottis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in humus of montane forests at elevations around 600 meters as a warm growing terrestrial that blooms in the fall.

Schlechter states that the flowers are a dark violet red.


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