Anoectochilus imitans Schltr.1906

Plant in situ South Island New Caledonia Photos by Edouard Faria

Common Name The Imitative Anoectochilus

Flower Size

Found in New Caledonia, Fiji and Samoa at medium elevations as a miniature to small sized, warm growing terrestrial with low lying, elliptic, acute, irregularily silver to pink veined leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on an erect, 2 to 7 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Anoectochilus vitiensis Rolfe 1909

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societe Neo-Caledonienne D'Orchidophile 1995 photo fide;