Spathoglottis palawanensis Lubag-Arquiza 2006 Photo by Kenneth Kennedy and The Phyto Images Website


Common Name or Meaning The Palawan Spathoglottis [An Island within the Philippine archipelago]

Flower Size 1.8" [4.5 cm]

Found in the Philippines on Palwan Island along streams among rocks at elevations below 500 meters as a small sized, hot growing terrestrial with slightly ovoid, compressed pseudobulbs carrying plicate, linear to lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, to 12" [30 cm] long, successively few, several flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Digest Vol 70 #3 Lubag-arquiza 2006 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;