Peristylus kumaonensis Renz 1987

TYPE Floral Detail Drawing

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


Common Name The Kumaon Peristylus [An area of Uttar Pradesh India]

Flower Size

Found in the western Himalayas in subtropical regions at elevations around 1650 to 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect, short stem carrying 1 to 2, linear-lanceolate, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the later summer on an erect, terminal, somewhat laxly several to many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; LANKESTERIANA 15(1): 750. Jeewan Singh Jalal & J. Jayanthi 2015