Goodyera dolabripetala (Ames) Schltr. 1908

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade

Common Name The Axe-Shaped Petal Goodyera

Flower Size

Found in southern Mexico and Guatemala and is said to be close to G major but has a lax inflorescence with smaller flowers and the lip is entire and is described and illustrated as ovate-lanceolate.

Synonyms *Epipactis dolabripetala Ames 1908

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI Orchids of Guatemala and Belize Ames and Correll reprint 1985