Vrydagzynea truncicola Schltr. 1911 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool Spring

Common Name The Tree Trunk Living Vrydagzynea

Flower Size

Found in the New Guinea at elevations around 1600 meters as a cool growing terrestrial with a decumbent, cauliform rhizome giving rise to a terete, glabrous, leafy in the upper half stem carrying 6 to 8, erect-patent, elliptic to lanceolate-elliptic, acute, glabrous, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, to 1.6" [4 cm] long, sublaxly 4 to 7 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, ciliate, as long as the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 Drawing fide;