Glomera confusa J.J.Sm.1912 SECTION Uniflorae Photo by Copyright Rogier Van Vugt and His PBase Orchid Photo Website

Plant and Flower Photos by Dr Ed de Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

TYPE Drawing

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

Part shade Cool Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Confused Glomera [refers to it's being placed in various genera]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in montane forests at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the winter on a single flowered inflorescence

This species and G elegantula are quite similar and differ mainly in the column and lip.

Synonyms Ceratochilus papuanus Kraenzl. ex Warb 1893; Ceratostylis papuana (Kraenzl. ex Warb.) Kraenzl. 1900; Glossorhyncha papuana (Kraenzl. ex Warb.) Schltr.1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as Glossorhyncya papuana drawing close