Agrostophyllum acutum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Agrostophyllum Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool Fall THROUGH LATE Spring

Common Name The Acute Agrostophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations of 1300 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to strict, terete, densely leafy stems carrying erect-patent, lanceolate-ligulate, acute, somewhat oblique apically, narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms in the fall on a capitate, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide;