Agrostophyllum superpositum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Oliganthe Schlechter 1912 Photo by Art Vogel

Plant and Flower Photo by Copyright Rogier Van Vugt and His PBase Orchid Photo Website

Part shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Superposed Agrostophyllum

Flower Size small

Found in New Guinea and the Solomon Islands on trees in mossy montane forests at elevations around 1300 to 1500 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with slightly compressed stems carrying lax, erect-patent, linear, setaceous-bicuspidate apically, glabropus leaves that blooms in the fall on 2 to 5, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Agrostophyllum congestum Schltr. 1922; Agrostophyllum curvum Ridl. 1916;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 6 321 - 384 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994 drawing ok; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Part 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014;