Glomera adenocarpa (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1912 SECTION Uniflorae Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool EARLYSummer

Common Name The Gland-Like Seed Capsule Glomera

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short rhizome giving rise to sometimes branching, thin, slightly compressed, densely leafy stems carrying erect-patent, glabrous, linear to linear-ligulate, oblique apically, subacute, narrowing below into the subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the early summer on a terminal, single flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are snow white and densely gray-green spotted on the apex of the lip and the anther is pale brown on the front but white everywhere else.

Synonyms *Glossorhyncha adenocarpa Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as Glossorhyncha adenocarpa drawing fide;