Drymoanthus flavus St.George & Molloy 1994

Inflorescence

Plant in situ New Zealand Photos by Ian St George and Eric Scanlen and New Zealand Native Orchid Website

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Common Name The Yellow Drymoanthus - In New Zealand the Purple Spotted Leaf Orchid

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in New Zealand in the coastal forests as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a few, dull yellow green, purple speckled, fleshy leaves that blooms in the late winter through spring on 1 to 3, axillary, paniculate, to 2" [5 cm], to 10 flowered inflorescence holding the flowers under the leaves

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Native Orchids of New Zealand, A Colour Field Guide Scanlen & St George 2010 photo fide;

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