Peristylus minimiflorus (Kraenzl.) N.Hallé 1977 Photo by © Societe' Neo-Caledonienne D' Orchidophile

Drawing Drawing by © Nicolas Halle'

Common Name The Smallest Leaf Peristylus

Flower Size

Found in New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna and Cook Islands in rainforests at elevations near sea level as a medium sized, hot growing terrestrial with 4 to 9 leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, 2 to 8" [5 to 20 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence carrying green flowers.

Synonyms *Eulophia minimiflora Kraenzl. 1928

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide; Native Orchids of New Caledonia SNCO 1995 photo fide;