Phreatia brachystachys Schltr. 1905 SECTION Phreatia

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

Full shade WarmWinter

Common Name The Short Inflorescence Phreatia

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the early winter.

Schlechter states that the flowers are pale green.


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