Goodyera reticulata (Blume) Blume 1858

Plant and FlowersPhotos by Takato NATSU from Japan and his Japan Orchids Page

Full Shade Warm winter EARLYSpring

Common Name The Reticulated Goodyera

Flower Size 1/8"

Found in Java and Borneo in mixed oak/chestnut lower montane forests on sandstone ridges at elevations around 900 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing terrestrial with lanceolate, acute, greyish green with white to yellow reticulated leaves that blooms in the winter and early spring on a terminal, erect, 4 to 5.3" [20 to 24 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence carrying successive opening flowers with about half open at any one time.

Synonyms Epipactis reticulata (Blume) A.A.Eaton 1908; *Neottia reticulata Blume 1825; Orchiodes reticulatum (Blume) Kuntze 1891;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing ok; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Meded. Rijks-Herb. 53: 2 J J Smith 1925; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1927; Orchid Digest Vol 44 No 3 1980 photo plant only; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo ok; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo ok