Glomera fuscosetosa Schuit. & de Vogel 2011SECTION Uniflorae Photos courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Fragrance Full ShadeCold LATESummer EARLYFall

Common Name or Meaning The Dark Brown Bristly Haired Glomera

Flower Size 1/2" [1.3 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea in montane forests on steep slopes at elevations of 2100 to 2300 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with tufted, slender, erect, densely branching stems carrying very fleshy, patent, more or less spreading in one plane with the stem, obliquely ovate, obtuse with strongly unequal halves, finely papillose-warty, recurved apicaly margins, fringed with patent, bristle-like hairs, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a very short, single flowered inflorescence arising through an obliquely tubular, muricate, rather densely covered with spine-like, somewhat wavy, brown projections, swollen base spathe and carrying slightly fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 9 2012 drawing/photo fide