Glomera verruculosa (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1912 SECTION Uniflorae Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool EARLYWinter EARLYSummer

Common Name The Warty Glomera [refers to the leaf sheaths]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a very short rhizome giving rise to branching, terete, slightly compressed, densely leafy stems carrying erect-patent to subpatent, glabrous, fleshy, linear, obliquely obtuse apically leaves that blooms in the early winter and early summer on a terminal, single flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are snow white with fine green spotting on apex of the lip and the anther is yellow brown.

Synonyms *Glossorhyncha verruculosa Schltr. 1912

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