Bromheadia coomansii J.J.Sm. ex Kruiz. & de Vogel 1997 SECTION Aporodes

TYPE Drawing by deVogel

Common Name Coomans' Bromheadia [Coomans de Ruiter Dutch Collector 1900's]

Flower Size ?

Found in Borneo in podzolic or Dacrylium forests at elevations around 400 to 600 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a laterally compressed stem envelo0ped completely by imbricating sheaths the bottom 4 or so leafless, leaf bearing above, each carrying many stiff, hard, linear, laterally flattened, slightly curved, narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, unbranched to 9 branched, to 1.4" [ 3.5 cm] long, to 25 flowered inflorescence carrying white to yellow flowers..


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Monographs Vol 8 deVogel 1997 drawing fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001