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Phreatia albiflora

Phreatia albiflora

Phreatia albiflora Ridl., J. Bot. 24 (1886) 326

Type: Forbes 675 (holo BM)


  • Octarrhena albiflora (Ridl.) P.F.Hunt, Kew Bull. 24 (1970) 95

Very small, tufted, short-stemmed. Leaves coriaceous, lanceolate, spathulate, obtuse, keeled, 10 by 0.7 cm. Inflorescences arising from the axils of the lower sheaths, c. 5 cm long, slender, with a few distant dilated peduncle-scales, laxly flowered. Flowers minute. Floral bract lanceolate, acuminate, membranous, c. 0.2 cm long, as long as the pedicellate ovary. Sepals ovate-triangular; lateral sepals very broad. Petals shorter and narrower. Lip small, hardly equalling the petals, concave, cuneate, obtuse.
(After Ridley, 1886)

Flower white.

Not known.

Malesia (New Guinea).

Papua New Guinea..

Not known.

  • Family Orchidaceae
  • Subfamily Epidendroideae
  • Tribe Podochileae
  • Subtribe Thelasiinae
  • Genus Phreatia
  • Section Bulbophreatia
  • Species Phreatia albiflora

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Phreatia albiflora

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