Phreatia petiolata eitapensis

Phreatia petiolata Schltr. var. eitapensis Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1913) 929

Type: Schlechter 19992 (holo B, lost)

Differs from the typical variety in the slightly sinuate margins of the lip, and in the column being thicker towards the apex. (After Schlechter, 1911-1914)

Colours: Flowers white.

Habitat: Epiphyte in lowland forest; 20 m.

Flowering time in the wild: August.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea. See map: 549-185M.JPG.

Cultivation: Warm growing epiphyte.