Mediocalcar crenulatum J.J.Sm. 1929

Another View in situ New Guinea Photos by Paul Noben

Common Name The Crenulate Mediocalcar

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 3450 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a creeping, long, branching rhizome giving rise to glabrous, subparellel-patent to and only in the basal part adnate to the rhizome, obliquely ovoid-cylindric pseudobulbs carrying 1 to 2, apical, erect, coriaceous, glabrous, oblong-elliptic to lanceolate, obtuse to acute or subequally bilobed leaves that blooms in the winter on a .88 to 1.43" [2.2 to 3.7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of The High Mountains of New Guinea Royen 1979 drawing fide;