Spathoglottis micronesiaca Schltr. 1914 Photo by M C Falanruw Vegetation of the Tropical Pacific Islands

Full sun Hot Winter

Common Name The Microneisan Spathoglottis

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in the Carolinas and the Marianas Islands at elevations below 100 meters as a medium sized hot growing terrestrial that blooms in the winter on an erect several flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution!


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 15 881 - 944 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1984