!Degranvillea dermaptera Determann 1985 Photo by Guy Chiron and Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name The Thin Wing Degranvillea

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in French Guiana as a small sized hot to warm growing mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with no leaves and an erect stem almost completely enveloped in the first third of the stem by imbricate becoming not above, triangular, inflated below more appressed above sheaths that blooms on an erect, terminal, 3" [7.5 cm] long, rachis .4" [1 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 41 2001 drawings ok