Spathoglottis pulchra Schltr. 1905

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part sun Hot Spring

Common Name The Beautiful Spathoglottis

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in the Bismarck archipelago on moist sunny slopes at elevations around 400 meters as a giant sized, hot growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring with large flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 15 881 - 944 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1984