Agrostophyllum parviflorum J.J.Sm. 1908 SECTION Agrostophyllum


Plant Photos courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel, André Schuiteman, and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Part Shade Hot Warm Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name The Small Flowered Agrostophyllum

Flower Size .1" [3 mm]

Found in the Moluccas and New Guinea in shady montane forests at elevations of sealevel to 1000 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with close set, laterally compressed, many leafed stems carrying patent, basally half twisted, linear-lanceolate, obtuse, shortly bilobulate, mucronate, basally slightly narrowed and conduplicate, grooved along the midrib, keeeled below, coriaceous leaves that blooms in the winter, spring, summer and fall on a terminal, nodding, densely capitate, semiglobose inflorescence with oblong, strongly concave, obtuse, membraneous floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing good Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol III Shuiteman and de Vogel 2005