Phreatia sororia litoralis

Phreatia sororia Schltr. var. litoralis Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1913) 914

Type: Schlechter 19942 (holo B, lost; iso BO, L)

Differs from the typical variety in the stouter habit, distinctly petiolate leaves, laxly many-flowered inflorescences that are a little longer than the leaves, the slightly broader sepals and the broader almost square lip. (After Schlechter, 1911-1914)

Colours: Flowers whitish yellow.

Habitat: Epiphyte in lowland forest; 10 m.

Flowering time in the wild: July.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea. See map: 549-244M.JPG.

Cultivation: Warm growing epiphyte.