Phreatia saccifera Schltr. 1905 SECTION Saccophreatia

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Photos by © Art Vogel

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

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Common Name or Meaning The Sack-Carrying Phreatia

Flower Size

Found in the New Guinea and the Bismark Archipelago at elevations around 600 to 1000 meters as a warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the winter and spring.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white.


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