Phreatia caudata tenuissima

Phreatia caudata Schltr. var. tenuissima Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1913) 926

Type: Schlechter 17698 (holo B, lost)

Differs from the typical variety in the lax-flowered inflorescence and the somewhat narrower blade of the lip. (After Schlechter, 1911-1914)

Colours: Flowers white.

Habitat: Epiphyte in lower montane forest; 800 m.

Flowering time in the wild: May.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea. See map: 549-35M.JPG.

Cultivation: Intermediate growing epiphyte.