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Cheirostylis dendrophila var. lancilabris

Cheirostylis dendrophila var. lancilabris

Cheirostylis dendrophila Schltr. var. lancilabris Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1911) 75

Type: Schlechter 18085 (holo B, lost)

Differs from the typical form in the lanceolate, flat, obtuse lip.

(After Schlechter, 1911-1914).


Flowers white.

Epiphyte in hill forest. Altitude 400 m.

Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Papua New Guinea. See map

distribution in New Guinea

Warm growing epiphyte, requires light shade and humus-rich compost.

August.

  • Family Orchidaceae
  • Subfamily Orchidoideae
  • Tribe Cranichideae
  • Subtribe Goodyerinae
  • Genus Cheirostylis
  • Species Cheirostylis dendrophila
  • Variety Cheirostylis dendrophila lancilabris
  • Schlechter, R., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 21 (1923) t. 30, fig. 102

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Cheirostylis dendrophila var. lancilabris

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Cheirostylis dendrophila var. lancilabris

Cheirostylis dendrophila Schltr. var. lancilabris Schltr., from Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 21 (1923) t. 30, fig. 102