Herminium albovirens (Renz) X.H.Jin, Schuit., Raskoti & Lu Q.Huang 2015

Plant and Flowers in Situ Sikkim

Photos by Naresh Swami and his The Orchids of Sikkim Himalaya/Memoirs of an Orchid Hunter Website

LATE EARLY

Common Name The White and Green Herminium

Flower Size

Found in Sikkim and Bhutan at elevations of 4000 to 4100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with an ovoid tuber giving rise to an erect, cylindric, slender stem carrying 2 to 3, lanceolate-oblanceolate, sessile, acute recurved apically leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, peduncle ribbed, 1.8 to 2.8" [4 to 7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bhutanthera albovirens Renz 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Sikkim Himalaya/Memoirs of an Orchid Hunter Naresh Swami photos fide

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