Epiblastus lancipetalus Schltr. 1911

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

Part shade Cool LATE Fall LATE Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Spear-Shaped Petal Epiblastus

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in montane forests at elevations around 1000 to 1100 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with an elongate rhizome giving rise to cylindric, somewhat compressed, superposed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lorate-ligulate, acute to subacute that blooms in the summer and fall on a shortly fasciculate, peduncle filiform, glabrous, 2.6" [6,5 cm] long, 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 drawing fide;