Goodyera major Ames & Correll 1942 Drawing by Fritz Hamer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade CoolEARLY Fall

Common Name The Greater Goodyera [refers to the plant size]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua in cloud forests at elevations around 1400 meters as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with a basally glabrous, pubescent above, ascending stem carrying towards the apex, several, elliptic, acute, green, carinate, gradually narrowing below into the basally clasping, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, racemose, pubescent, many flowered inflorescence with white to yellowish flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 752 Hamer 1982 drawing fide; Selbyana Vol 10 Orchids of Central America Hamer 1988 drawing fide;