Staurochilus loheriana [Kraenzl.] Christenson 1992 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Fragrance to

Common Name Loher's Staurochilus [German Orchid Collecter Early 1900's]

Flower Size1 1/4" [3 cm]

A small to medium sized, epiphytic, monopodial species that is endemic to the Philippines on Luzon Island at elevations to 900 meters and is grown hot to warm growing and has a monopodial, erect, stiff stem carrying leathery, 2 ranked, very rigid, unequally notched apically, strap-shaped leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, 16" [40 cm] long, several [12] flowered, racemose inflorescence with fragrant flowers.

Synonyms *Acampe loheriana Kraenzl. 1921; Trichoglottis davisii Hort.; Trichoglottis loheriana (Kraenzl.) L.O. Williams 1938; Vandopsis davisii Ames & Quisumb.1932

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as Trichoglottis loheriana; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;

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