Phreatia altigena Schltr. 1905 SECTION Phreatia

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

Full shade CoolSummer

Common Name The High Elevation Phreatia

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the early summer.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide