Glomera polychaete (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1912 SECTION Uniflorae Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

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

Partial shade Cool Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Hair Tufted Glomera

Flower Size 6.8" [1.7 cm]

Found in New Guinea in forests on trees at elevations around 1300 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a more or less branching, terete, densely leafy stem carrying erect-patent, linear to ligulate-linear, obliquely subacute, glabrous, thickly fleshy, narrowly subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a short single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Glossorhyncha polychaete Schltr. 1912

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