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Aglossorhyncha lucida var. dischorensis

Aglossorhyncha lucida var. dischorensis

Aglossorhyncha lucida Schltr. var. dischorensis Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1912) 323

Type: Schlechter 19674 (holo B, lost; iso K)

Differs from the typical form in the taller and more robust habit, usually somewhat wider leaves, somewhat larger flowers, the lip in the middle having 5 thickened nerves, the somewhat longer column, the larger and more rounded lobes of the clinandrium, the lower lobes being shorter than the upper lobes. (After Schlechter, 1911-1914)

Flower golden yellow.

Epiphyte in montane forest. Altitude 1300 m.

Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Papua New Guinea. See map

distribution in New Guinea

Intermediate growing epiphyte.


  • Family Orchidaceae
  • Subfamily Epidendroideae
  • Tribe Arethuseae
  • Subtribe Coelogyninae
  • Genus Aglossorhyncha
  • Species Aglossorhyncha lucida
  • Variety Aglossorhyncha lucida dischorensis

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Aglossorhyncha lucida var. dischorensis

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