Anoectochilus sandvicensis Lindl. 1840 Photo by G Daida and Orchidoideae Website

Common Name The Sandwich Island Anoectochilus [Sandwich - Name for the Hawaiian Islands in the 1800's]

Flower Size .5" [1.25 cm]

Found in Hawaii in constantly wet, deeply shaded locations as a small sized, warm growing terrestrial with soft delicate leaves and blooms in the summer and fall on an erect, terminal, successively several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Anoectochilus apiculatus L.O.Williams & Fosberg 1943; Anoectochilus jaubertii Gaudich. 1844; Anoectochilus sandvicensis var. apiculatus (L.O.Williams & Fosberg) W.J.Schrenk 1977; Vrydagzynea sandvicensis (Lindl.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex B.D.Jacks 1895

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 59 No 4 1995 photo fide;