Agrostophyllum grandiflorum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Agrostophyllum Schlechter Photo by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundatoin at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Partial shade Cool Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Large Flowered Agrostophyllum

Flower Size .56" [1.4 cm]

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1300 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, flattened stems carrying laxly 6 to 8, erect-patent, narrowly lanceolate to lanceolate-ligulate, acute, shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on a .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] wide, capitate head of up to 20 flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing good; Orchids of Papua New Guinea Millar 1999 photo fide;