Peristylus hallieri J.J.Sm. 1909

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Plant and Flowers in situ Borneo

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Part shadeHotTo CoolSpring SummerFall

Common Name or Meaning Hallier's Peristylus [Collected type early 1900's]

Flower Size to 3/4" [to 2 cm]

Found only in Borneo in lowland forests, open secondary roadside vegetation, rough mossy ground, landslips and sandy areas beside or on rocks in rivers as a small to medium sized, terrestrial orchid at elevations of 50 to 1600 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing erect, tuberous terrestrial orchid with a stem carrying 12, basally arranged, narrowly elliptic, ensiform, acuminate, mucronate, 3 nerved, narrowing below into the leaf bearing sheath and blooming in the spring, summer and fall on a terminal, laxly many flowered, to 10.2 to 12" [to 26 to 30 cm] long, racemose inflorescence with several, non-floriferous bracts and narrowly ovate-elliptic, acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms Habenaria hallieri (J.J.Sm.) Schltr. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001; Orchids of Borneo Vol 4 Woods 2003 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide to the first photo/photo fide to the first photo;