Peristylus maculifer (C.Schweinf.) Renz & Vodonaivalu 1989

Floral detail drawing

Drawings by Renz and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Spotted Peristylus

Flower Size

Found in Fiji and Vanuatu at elevations of 300 to 600 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with lanceoalte, acute, scattered to wards the apex of the stem leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, terminal, 10" [25 cm] long, rachis 6" [15 cm] long, to 20 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Habenaria maculifera C.Schweinf. 1936

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Vanuatu Lewis & Cribb 1989