Glomera tenuis (Rolfe) J.J.Sm. 1913 SECTION Uniflorae From Hooker’s Icones Plantarum, vol. 27: t. 2616 (1899) and The Website

Fragrance Part Shade Cold LATESpring EARLYWinter

Common Name The Delicate Glomera

Flower Size 1.25" [3.2 cm]

Found in New Guinea in hill and upper montane to subalpine forests at elevations of 2440 to 3680 meters as a medium to large sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, branching, slender, glabrous stems carrying many, patent, coriaceous, glabrous, linear, midrib flat above ribbed beneath, 2 lateral nerved, crested above, narrowly crested beneath leaves that blooms in the late spring and again in the early winter on a short, single flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers

Synonyms *Giulianettia tenuis Rolfe 1901; Glossorhyncha tenuis (Rolfe) P.Royen 1974

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Hooker’s Icones Plantarum, vol. 27: t. 2616 (1899) as Giulianettia tenuis; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Giulianettia tenuis; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Giulianettia tenuis; The Orchids of the High Mountains of New Guinea Van Royen 1979 as Glossorhyncha tenuis drawing ok;