Peristylus listeroides (Schltr.) P.F.Hunt 1971 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool LATE Fall EARLY Winter

Common Name The Listera-Like Peristylus [An Orchid Genus]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1200 meters as a large sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect, strict to substrict, terete, glabrous stem carrying 2 near the middle of the stem, patent, broadly ovate to ovate-lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an elongate, secund, to 10" [25 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with erect, lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous bracts.

Synonyms *Habenaria listeroides Schltr. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as Habenaria listeroides Drawing fide;