Spathoglottis micronesiaca Schltr. 1914 Photos by Agnes Rinehart

Full sun Hot Winter

Common Name The Microneisan Spathoglottis

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in the Carolinas and the Marianas Islands at elevations below 100 meters as a medium sized, hot growing terrestrial that blooms in the winter on an erect, simultaneously several flowered inflorescence.

Separated from S plicata by the white flowers with a heart shaped lip and shorter, narrower leaves


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 15 881 - 944 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1984, Ferns and Orchids of the Mariana Islands Raulerson & Rinehart 1992 photo fide;