Bromheadia pungens Ridl. 1897 SECTION Aporoides Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool

Common Name The Sharp Bromheadia [Refers to the pointed leaves]

Flower Size

Found in penninsular Malaysia on trees at elevations of 1300 to 1400 metrers as a small sized, cdool growing epiphyte with a rather slender stem, enveloped completely by leaf sheaths carrying stiff, hard coriaceous, linear-lanceolate to linear, laterally flattened, striaght leaves that blooms on a terminal, unbranched, to 1/2" [1.2 cm] long, successively single, few [to 5] flowered inflorescnce.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Orchid Monographs Vol 8 Bromheadia Kruizinga, Scheidelen & de Vogel 1997 drawing ok;