Lemurella pallidiflora Bosser 1970

Plant and Flowers

Photos by Stepan Balayan amd Madagascar et ses Orquidees Website

Part shade WarmCool LATESpringSummer EARLIER Fall

Common Name The Pale Flowered Lemurella

Flower Size

Found in northern and eastern Madagascar in mossy montane forests at elevations of 800 to 1300 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect, short, simple stem enveloped completely by leaf sheaths carrying 2 ranked, fleshy, lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, basally twisted so they all lie in one plane, unequally and acutely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late spring, summer and earlier fall on an axillary, slender, 1.6" [4 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with carrying a pale green flower.



W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolph Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 16/17/18 945-1128 Brieger, Senghas 1985; Schlechter's Die Orchideen lieferung 16/17/18 Brieger etal 1986; Angraecoid Orchids Stewart, Hermans and Campbell 2006 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide; A la Recherche des Orchidees de Madagascar Hervouet 2018 photo fide;