Sarcochilus odoratus Schltr. 1913 Type Drawing by Schlechter

Fragrance Deep shade Hot Winter

Common Name The Fragrant Sarcochilus

Flower Size 1 [2.5 cm]

Found in New Guinea on moss free trees along rivers and creeks in hill country at elevations around 200 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a stem carrying linear-ligulate, obtuse, subbilobate leaves that blooms in the winter on a very short, few bracted, single flowered inflorescence carrying a very fragrant flower.

Synonyms Pteroceras odoratum (Schltr.) Garay 1972

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 Drawing fide;