Sarcochilus koghiensis Schltr. 1911 SECTION Sarcochilus Photo by Julien Barrault and theEndemnia Website


Common Name The Monts de Koghis Sarcochilus [A mountain in South Province New Caledonia]

Flower Size .4" [ 1 cm]

Found in New Caledonia in rain and strand forests as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem enveloped completely by imbricate leaf sheath bases carrying 3 to 8, somewhat fleshy, linear, conduplicate, acute leaves and blooms in the winter on 1 to 2, basal, axillary, 3 to 15 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societie Neo-Caledonienne d'Orchidophile 1995 photo ok;