Nervilia affinis Schltr. 1924 Photo by Orchid Herbarium Kew-Petterson & Nilsson


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

Full shade Warm Cool Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Similar Nervilia

Flower Size

Found in Reunion and Madagascar in rather dry to wet, humid evergreen forests at elevations of 700 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a renifirm, slightly angled leaf that blooms in the fall and early winter on an erect, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Nervilia perrieri Schltr. 1924; Nervilia pilosa Schltr. & H.Perrier 1924

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs 5 Petterson 1991 drawing/photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb and Hermans 2009