Gunnarella neocaledonica (Rendle) Senghas 1988 Photos by © Edouard Faria

Common Name The New Caledonia Gunnarella

Flower Size .22" [6 mm]

Found in New Caledonia in rain forests at elevations around 500 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect stem carrying many, strap-shaped, apically unequally bilobed leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on up to 19, axillary, 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence carrying very fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Chamaeanthus neocaledonicus (Rendle) N.Hallé 1977; *Sarcochilus neocaledonicus Rendle 1921;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societe Neo-Caledonienne D'Orchidophile 1995 as Chaemaenthus neocaledonicus photo fide;

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