Peristylus kerrii Seidenf. 1977

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


Common Name Kerr's Peristylus [English Plant Collector 1900's]

Flower Size .16 to .2" [4 to 5 mm]

Found in northern Thailand in mixed deciduous forests at elevations around 400 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying a few, basal, ovate, acute, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, terminal, 3" [7.5 cm] long overall, rachis 2.4 to 3.2" [6 to 8 cm] long, densely 20 to 27 flowered inflorescence carrying pale green flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 31 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand V Orchidoideae Seidenfaden 1977 drawing fide; Flora of Thailand Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee and Cribb 2011 drawing fide;