Agrostophyllum oliganthum is an orchid species identified by Schltr. in 1912. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Agrostophyllum uniflorum.
ORIGIN: Found in New Guinea in shady montane forests at elevations of 850 to 2800 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with many, erect, slender, unbranched, slightly laterally compressed stems enveloped by tight clasping leaf sheaths and carrying suberect, distichous, narrowly linear, unequally tricuspidate leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter as well as the early summer on a terminal, short, single flowered inflorescence.
FLOWER SIZE: 1/2 inch [1.25 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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