Peristylus gardneri (Hook.f.) Kraenzl. 1898

Drawing by M.D.Dassanayake & F.R.Fosberg and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Gardner's Peristylus

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Sri Lanka as a medium sized terrestrial with an erect, stem carrying several in the upper 2/3's, linear to linear-lanceolate, acute to acuminate, somewhat undulate, basally clasping leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, 9.6" [24 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Habenaria gardneri Hook.f. 1890

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;