Goodyera ramosii Ames 1913 publ. 1914

Plant and FlowerTYPE Photo by Hsu Tian-Chuan and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Full shade Warm Spring

Common Name Ramos' Goodyera [Philippine Orchid Collector 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Camiguin Island the Philippines in mossy forests as a small sized, warm growing terrestrial with a creeping, succulent rhizome giving rise to a reclining to erect stem carrying alternate, dark green with white conspiculous veins, lanceolate, acuminate, acute, shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, to 8" [20 cm] long overall, with lanceolate bracts, rachis 2.8" [7 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying minute reddish flowers.

Synonyms Epipactis ramosii (Ames) Ames 1923

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; ; Orchidiana Philippinana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984

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