Neuwiedia elongata de Vogel 1969

TYPE Drawing by Miss R. van Crevel/de Vogel

Deep shade Hot Warm LATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Elongate Neuwiedia [refers to the long inflorescence]

Flower Size 1.68" [4.2 cm] long

Found in Borneo in Agathis forests on waterlogged acidic soils at elevations around 500 meters as a large sized, hot to war mgrowing terrestrial with ovate to linear, 15 to 42 nerved, 7 to 9 prominent, upper ones hairy, hairs scattered along the blade and margins, different lengthed hairs, glandular hairs sometimes with joined stalk, shorter glandless hairs, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, terminal, hairy, elongate, shorter than the leaves, 9.2 to 10.8" [23 to 27 cm] long, 75 to 100 flowered inflorescence with ovate to ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, 5 to 9 nerved, hairy floral bracts and carrying dark yellow flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Blumea 17: 333 de Vogel 1969 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994;