Hymenorchis saccata Schltr.1913

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

EARLY

Common Name The Belly Hymenorchis

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in New Guinea in mist forests at elevations around 1100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing, monopodial epiphyte with a short erect stem enveloped by leaf bearing sheaths and carrying patent-oblong, apiculate, fleshy, minutely serrate margined leaves that blooms in the early summer on a short, few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing not!

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