Glomera palustris J.J.Sm. 1911

Another View in situ New Guinea Photos by Paul Noben

Common Name The Swamp Living Glomera

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea the Bismark Archipelago and the Solomon Islands in grasslands at elevations of 3200 to 3450 meters as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped completly by imbricate leaf sheaths carrying coriaceous, glabrous, minutely transversely warty above, ovate lanceolate to lanceolate, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms on a terminal, corymbose, head .88 to 1" [2.2 to 2.5 cm] across many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Agrostophyllum pendulatum P.Royen 1979; Glomera palustris var. subintegra J.J.Sm. 1929; Glomera pendulata (P.Royen) J.J.Wood 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of The High Mountains of New Guinea Royen 1979 drawing fide; Kew Bulletin Vol 41 #4:811 Notes on Asiatic and New Guinea Orchidaceae J J Wood 1986 as Glomera pendula The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991;