Pteroceras muluense Schuit. & de Vogel 2006 Photos by Art Vogel

Part shadeWarm

Common Name The Mulu Pteroceras [An Area of Sarawk Borneo]

Flower Size

Found in Sarawak Borneo in Gunung Mulu National Park in hill forests at elevations around 900 meters as a warm growing epiphyte with narrowly to broadly elliptic leaves

Similar to P johorense but differs in the broader leaves, longer inflorescence with well spaced flowers, spotted sepals and petals, a lip with keeled side lobes and a warty midlobe, a column foot longer than the column proper and the rostellum at least half as long as the width of the column

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 5 2010; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011

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