Phreatia cylindrostachya grandifolia

Phreatia cylindrostachya Schltr. var. grandifolia Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1913) 945

Type: Schlechter 16554 (holo B, lost)

Differs from the typical variety in the 30-35 cm long and up to 2.7 cm wide leaves, also in the broader and shorter lip. (After Schlechter, 1911-1914)

Colours: Flowers white.

Habitat: Epiphyte in lower montane forest; 1000 m.

Flowering time in the wild: September.

Distribution: Malesia (New Guinea).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea. See map: 549-59M.JPG.

Cultivation: Intermediate growing epiphyte.