Agrostophyllum galeandrae Ormerod 2012 SECTION Agrostophyllum Drawing by Paul Ormerod and The Taiwania Website

Common Name or Meaning The Galeandra-Like Agrostophyllum [refers to the flowers superficial resemblance to the flowers of the genus Galeandra]

Flower Size

Found in Sabah Borneo on Mt Kinabalu on forested slopes at elevations around 1060 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a caespitose, terete basally, complanate above, leafy above stem carrying 7 to 10 ligulate, obtuse to very shortly unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, terminal, subglobose, capitulum .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm] wide, composed of many sheaths and bracts, many flowered inflorescence carrying white to lemon yellow flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Taiwania, 57(3): 251-262 Ormerod 2012 drawing fide