Pristiglottis occulta (Blume) Cretz. & J.J.Sm. 1934

Plant and FlowersPhotos by J B Comber


Common Name or Meaning The Hidden Pritiglottis

Flower Size

Found in Borneo and western Java at elevations just above 1000 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with several stems arising from the horizontal one, each carrying 4, very small, ovate, acute, dark green, lower ones with a short petioe, above sessile leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photos fide