Apostasia parvula Schltr. 1906 SECTION Apostasia Drawing by Miss R. van Crevel/ de Vogel

Deep shade LATESummer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Small Apostasia

Flower Size .4 to .56" [1 to 1.4 cm] long

Found in Borneo in primary forests as a mniature to small sized terrestrial with rather close set, linear, acute, 11 to 13 nerved, 3 prominent, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later summer and early fall on an erect, simple to one branched, overtopping the leavers, 2" [5 cm] long, along each branch, 5 to 11 flowered inflorescence with triangular to lanceolate, 1 to 7 nerved, acute, filiform tipped floral bracts and carrying yellow flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Blumea 17: 333 de Vogel 1969 drawing fide;