Agrostophyllum dischorense Schltr. 1912 SECTION Dolichodesme Photo by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool LATE Spring

Common Name The Dischore Range Agrostophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations of 1300 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short rhizome giving rise to an elongate, compressed, densely leafy stem carrying erect-patent, linear-ligulate, acute, distinctly bicuspidate, basally attenuate leaves that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, compressed, elongate, to 8" [30 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Schlechter states that the flowers are snow white and have a golden yellow spot towards the base.


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