Gastrodia abscondita J.J.Sm. 1903 Photo by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade

Common Name or Meaning The Hidden Gastrodia

Flower Size .52" [1.3 cm]

Found in western Java in bamboo clumps as a miniature sized mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with an erect, 4.8" [12 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Southern Ryukyu Islands Garay & Sweet 1974 as syn to G verrucosa; Orchids of Java Comber 1990;