Nabaluia angustifolia de Vogel 1984

Photo by Rogier Van Vugt and his P Base Orchid Photo Website

Side View of Flower

Photo by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Another Flower

Another Flower

Photos by Art Vogel

Another Flower color scheme

Plant and Flowers in situ Sarawak

Photos by Jeffery Champion

Part Shade Cool ColdSpring Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Thin Leafed Nabaluia

Flower Size .65" [1.7 cm]

Found in Borneo in lower and upper montane forests, oak/laurel forests at elevations of 1400 to 2700 meters as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte or lithophyte with very slender, sharply angular pseudobulbs carrying 2 apical, plicate, linear, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring through fall on a newly arising growth, 16" [40 cm] long, 16 to 30 flowered, racemose inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 1 De Vogel 1986 drawing/photo fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide to the 1st photo ok to the others