Glomera verrucifera Schltr. 1912 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool LATER Winter

Common Name The Wart Carrying Glomera [refers to the leaf sheaths]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations around 1200 meters as an erect to ascending, medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a more or less branching, slightly compressed, leafy stems carrying glabrous, ligulate, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the later winter on a terminal, capitate, nutant, suborbicular, .8" [2 cm] wide, many flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states the leaf sheaths are covered with conspicuous warts.


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