Bromheadia gracilis Kruiz. & de Vogel 1997 SECTION Aporodes Photo by Art Vogel

Part shadeCool Winter

Common Name The Graceful Bromheadia

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Borneo and Sulawesi in montane forests at elevations of 1600 to 1700 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a basally terete, apically laterally compressed stem carrying many rather flexible, soft, linear, laterally flattened, slightly curved, plicate leaves that blooms in the winter on an unbranched to 2 branched, to .8" [2 cm] long, successively single to 15 flowered inflorescence arising from the sterile bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Monographs Vol 8 Kruiz. & de Vogel 1997 drawing?; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 8 2011;