Bogoria merrillii (Ames) Garay 1972 Drawing and Collection sheet by Ames and The Flickr Philippine Botanical Website

Common Name or Meaning Merrill's Bogoria [American Botanist in the Philippines 1900's]

Flower Size small

Found on Mindanao island of the Philippines near sea level as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a very short stem with short internodes carrying a few, narrow, oblong, leathery leaves that blooms in the fall on several, branching, to 8" [20 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes of the stem.

Synonyms *Sarcochilus merrillii Ames 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989 photo fide;