Lecanorchis neglecta Schltr. 1911 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Fall Winter

Common Name The Neglected Lecanorchis

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 800 to 1000 meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with rigid, distantly sheathed, terete, glabrous stems without leaves that blooms in fall and winter on an erect, short, 2 to 5 flowered inflorescence with minute, ovate-deltoid, acute floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the flowers are pale violet


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 Drawing fide;