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

Part shade Cool LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Large Peristylus

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1200 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect, flexuous, terete, glabrous stem carrying 2 to 3, erect-patent, lanceolate-elliptic, to elliptic, acuminate, undulate margined, glabrous leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an arcuate, secund, laxly 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence with erect, lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous bracts.

Synonyms *Habenaria macra Schltr. 1911

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