Goodyera rosea (H.Perrier) Ormerod 2006

Plant and Flowers in situ Reunion Photos by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website

DrawingDrawing by © Averyanov and The Hoa Lan Viet Nam Website

Full shade Warm Cool Summer

Common Name The Rose Colored Goodyera

Flower Size

Found in eastnorth eastern Madagascar and Reunion at elevatians around 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 10 to 12, ovate-lanceolate, acute, 3 veined, attenuate below into the shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, peduncle enveloped completely by acute sheaths, to 14" [35 cm] long, rachis to 2.4" [6 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bathiorchis rosea (H.Perrier) Bosser & P.J.Cribb 2003; *Gymnochilus roseus H.Perrier 1936

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1939 as Gymnochilus roseum drawing fide; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb and Bosser 2007; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Hermans 2009