Cyphochilus collinus Schltr. 1912

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Warm Cool EARLYSummer

Common Name The Hill Loving Cyphochilus

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on steep slopes in exposed locations at elevations around 450 meters as a medium to large sized, hot growing terrestrial with a very short rhizome giving rise to erect to erect-patent, branching, rigid, terete, densely leafy stems carrying erect-patent, lanceolate, acute, minutely bidentate with a minute mucro in between leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, shorter than the leaves in length, few flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute, glabrous, equal to the ovary floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the flowers areuniformly whitish.

Synonyms Appendicula collina (Schltr.) J.J.Sm. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide;