Staurochilus agusanensis (Ames & Quisumb.) Fessel & Lückel 1998

Side View of Flower Photos by © Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Sun Hot Warm Winter

Common Name The Agusan Staurochilus [a Valley In Mindanao, the Philippines]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in the Augusan Valley of Mindanao in the Phillipines as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with erect, free-standing, cylindrical stems carrying 2 ranked, narrow, leathery, strap-shaped, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter on an axillary, longer than the leaves, to 8" [to 20 cm] long, 1 to 2 short branched, 10 to 12 flowered inflorescence and carrying well spaced, fleshy, long-lasting flowers.

Synonyms *Trichoglottis agusanensis Ames & Quisumb. 1936

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as Trichoglottis agusanensis drawing fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;

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