Aglossorhyncha lucida wariana

Aglossorhyncha lucida Schltr. var. wariana Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1912) 322

Type: Schlechter 19849 (holo B, lost; iso K)

Differs from the typical form in the golden yellow flowers, broader lip, more curved and thicker column, clinandrium with larger lobes. (After Schlechter, 1911-1914)

Colours: Flower golden yellow.

Habitat: Epiphyte in lowland forest. Altitude 350-450 m.

Flowering time in the wild: May, June.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea, endemic).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea. See map: 23-9M.JPG

Cultivation: Warm growing epiphyte.