Peristylus chapaensis (Gagnep.) Seidenf. 1977

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

Common Name The Sa Pa Peristylus [An Area of northern Vietnam]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in northern Vietnam at elevations around 1500 to 1550 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 2 radical, lanceolate leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, 1.6" [4 cm] long, spicate, to 12 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Habenaria chapaensis Gagnep. 1931

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore Generale de Indo-Chine Volume 6 Gagnepain 1934 as Habenaria chapaensis; Contributions to a Revision of the Orchid Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Seidenfaden 1975 as Habeneria chapaensis; *Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 31 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand V Orchidoideae Seidenfaden 1977 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994;