Glomera glomeroides (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1912 SECTION Uniflorae

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Cool Spring

Common Name The Glomer-Like Glomera

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, warm to cool, erect to suberect growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to erect to ascending, branching, terete, leafy stems carrying patent to erect-patent, fleshy, glabrous, ligulate to oblong-ligulate, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, single flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are rather small and fairly well concealed within the sheath. The sepals and petals are white but the lip is a vivid green with a red apex

Synonyms *Glossorhyncha glomeroides Schltr. 1912

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