Phreatia linearis Ridl. 1913 Photo by Segerback

Drawing Drawing by Seidenfaden


Common Name The Linear Leaved Phreatia

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, linear, obtuse leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a 6" [15 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms .16 [4 mm]

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Orchids of Malaya Segerback 1992 photo fide;