Pseuderia wariana Schltr. 1912 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot Fall

Common Name The Waria Pseuderia [A river in New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 300 meters as a giant sized, hot growing terrestrial with scandent, branching, leafy stems carrying erect-patent, glabrous, lanceolate-elliptic, acuminate, cuneate below into the base leaves that blooms in the fall on lateral, sublax, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with oval, recurved bracts.

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellowish and red dotted on the outside. He also states that this plant is close to P foliosa but the leaves are narrower and P trachychila but this one has thinner branches and much smaller leaves.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;