Phreatia koordersii Rolfe 1899

Plant and Flowers Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep Shade HotCoolLATE Fall EARLYWinter

Common Name Koorders Phreatia

Flower Size .8" [2 mm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests and in agricultural areas at elevations of 1000 to 2500 meters as a small sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with a fan of conduplicate, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an axillary, erect, densely many flowered inflorescence

Very similar to P densiflora and P laxiflora but differs in more rhombic petals and a papillose lip base and claw.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide