Glomera macdonaldii (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1909

Plants and Flowers in situ New Caledonia Photos by Ben Caledonia and his The Flick river Orchid Photo Website


Common Name or Meaning Macdonald's Glomera [Original Collector of the type late 1800's - earlier 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in New Caledonia on mossy trees in rainforest at elevations of 800 to 1400 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with numerous branching, slender stems carrying several small narrow leaves that blooms in the late spring, summer, fall on a terminal, short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Aporum montis-movi (Kraenzl.) Rauschert 1983;Dendrobium montis-movi Kraenzl. 1929; Dendrobium mouanum Guillaumin 1950; *Glossorhyncha macdonaldii Schltr. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 photo good; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societe Neo Caledonnienne d'orchidophile 1995 photo fide;