Glomera subpetiolata Schltr. 1912 SECTION Uniflorae Photo by Art Vogel

Type Drawing

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

Part shade Warm CoolFall

Common Name The Subpetiolate Glomera

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to a flattened, glabrous, sometimes branching stem carrying many, erect-patent, ligulate, obtuse and unequally bilobed apically, subpetiolate and contracted below into the base leaves that blooms in the fall on a short, few flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white with a black green lip apex, the anther is brown with a white appendage.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;