Goodyera procera (Ker Gawl.) Hook. 1823 SECTION Goodyera Photo by Natsui

Plant and Flowers in situ Cameron Highlands Malaysia Photo by David Kuehn

Full shadeCool To Warm EARLY Spring

Common Name The Tall Goodyera - Japan - Kingin-so [Golden-silver weed] - In China Gao Ban Ye Lan - In Thailand Khao la o - The Tall Rattlesnake Plantain

Flower Size .08 to .12" [2 to 3 mm] wide

Found from Assam, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, western Himalayas, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Lesser Sunda Islands, The Philippines, China, Ryukyu Islands and Japan at elevations of 100 to 2400 meters in wet open mossy places among secondary grasslands and open shrubs, commonly along rocky stream valleys and on spring seepages as a small to large sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial species with a whitish stem enveloped completely by lanceolate, acute, acuminate, petiolate, basally clasping leaves, uppermost smaller than below that blooms in the early spring on an erect, to 8" [to 20 cm] long, many flowered, closely set, racemose inflorescence with 2 to 3 well spaced bracts and long-triangular, acute floral bracts and carrying flowers that do not open widely.

Synonyms Cionisaccus lanceolatus Breda 1829; Cordylestylis foliosa Falc. 1842; Epipactis parviflora (Hassk.) A.A.Eaton 1908; Epipactis philippinensis Ames 1908; Epipactis procera A.A. Eaton 1908; Goodyera carnea A. Rich. 1841; Goodyera lancifolia Franch. & Sav. 1878; Goodyera parviflora (Hassk.) Blume 1858; Goodyera philippinensis (Ames) Schltr. 1911; Leucostachys procera Hoffmanns. 1842; Neottia parvifolia Blume 1825; *Neottia procera Ker Gawl. 1822; Orchiodes parviflorum (Hassk.) Kuntze 1891; Orchiodes procerum (Ker Gawl.) Kuntze 1891; Peramium procerum (Ker Gawl.) Makino 1929; Spiranthes parviflora (Blume) Hassk. 1844

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1855; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857; The Orchids of Sikkim-Himalaya Part 1 King & Pantling 1898 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; The Orchids of North-Western Himalaya Vol IX Part II Duthie 1906; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905 as G parviflora; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as G parviflora drawing fide; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfadden & Smitnand 1959; Orchids of Southern Ryukyu Islands Garay & Sweet 1974 drawing fide; Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VI Seidenfaden 1978 drawing fide;Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; Orchids of Kumaun Himalayas Pangtey, Samant and Rawat 1991; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; The Wild Orchids of China Tsi, Chen & Mori 1997; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; Orchid Flora of Kamrup District, Assam Iswar Chandra Barua 2001 drawing fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2002 photo ?; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing hmm; Orchids of Vietnam, Illustrated survey, part 1 Averyanov 2008; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo ok; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Atlas of Wild Orchids in Hainan Island, China Shenyan and Junmei 2010 photo plant only; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos ok; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide/photo ok; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing/photo fide; The Wild Orchids of Hong Kong Barretto, Cribb and Gale 2011 drawing/photo fide;

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