Goodyera lamprotaenia Schltr. 1911 SECTION Goodyera Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Cool Spring

Common Name The Shining Striped Goodyera

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in very misty locations at elevations around 1600 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with a decumbent, cauliform rhizome giving rise to a strict to substrict, usually with 6 lax leaves held towards the apex, terete, glabrous stem carrying erect-patent, obliquely ovate-lanceolate, acute to acuminate, dark green with a pale central stripe, glabrous, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, cylindrical, densely many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the peduncle is enveloped by leaves to the top and the flowers are white with a pale brown anther.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 Drawing fide;

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