Goodyera bradeorum Schltr. 1923 Drawing by Fritz Hamer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade CoolEARLY Fall

Common Name The Brades' Goodyera [Botanist Brothers in Costa Rica 1900's]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Nicaragua and Costa Rica in cloud forests at elevations of 1100 to 1350 meters as a miniature to just medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with a short stem enveloped by loosely imbricating sheaths and carrying 4, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, finely pubescent, to 10" [to 25 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence enveloped by lanceolate, at times foliate bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 750 Hamer 1982 drawing fide; Selbyana Vol 10 Orchids of Central America Hamer 1988 drawing fide;