Pseuderia floribunda Schltr. 1912 Photos courtesy of © Peter O'Byrne, André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen © and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Full Shade Hot LATESpring

Common Name The Richly Flowering Pseuderia

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in New Guinea in primary montane forests in damp moist places on thick trees at elevations around 150 meters as a giant sized, hot growing scandent terrestro-epiphyte with an elongate, leafy stem carrying erect, dark green, lanceolate-elliptic, acuminate, glabrous, oblique, cuneate below into the base leaf that blooms in the late spring on several lateral, sublax, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912[1985]; Die Orchideen lieferung 11/12 633 - 752 Brieger 1981 drawing fide; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societe' Neo-Caledonienne D' Orchidophile 1995;Lowland Orchids of of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Byrne 1994 drawing/photo fide; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo ok; Flora Malesiana: Orchids of New Guinea Vol 5 Schuiteman & D de Vogel 2008