Agrostophyllum latilobum J.J.Sm. 1921 SECTION Agrostophyllum Comber

Another Flower Angle

Plant and Inflorescence

Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name or Meaning The Broad Lobe Agrostophyllum [refers to the wide mid lobe of the lip]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in west and central Java in wet montane forests at elevations of 820 to 1700 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with elongate stems carrying many, linear, shiny green, acute and bidentate apically, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the fall on a capitate, several inflorescence corym of several, 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 20 2017;