Glomera parviflora 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 Small Flowered Glomera

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations around 1100 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short rhizome giving rise to branching, slightly compressed, densely leafy stems carrying suberect to erect-patent, lanceolate-linear, obliquely obtuse apically, narrowing below intothe subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the early summer on a terminal, single flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are snow white with fine, black green points on the apex of the lip.

Synonyms Glossorhyncha subpetiolata Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1: 298 1912 as Glossorhyncha subpetiolata drawing fide; The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea [Australian Reprint] Schlechter 1912/85 as Glossorhyncha acutifolia typo drawing fide;