Phreatia subsaccata J.J.Sm. 1913

Plant and Inflorescence Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool Fall winter

Common Name or Meaning The Almost Sack-Shaped Phreatia

Flower Size .08" [2mm]

Found in Java at elevations around 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single to 2, linear, paler green, obtuse and apiculate leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on a basal, to 8" [20 cm] long, pedunculate inflorescence with the rachis held at the last quarter.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;