Peristylus secundus (Lindl.) Rathakr. 1972 Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Secund Peristylus

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in southern India as a small sized terrestrial with an erect leafy stem carrying 3 to 4 triangular bracts grading into the elliptic-lanceolate, acute to acuminate apex, basally clasping leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, with cylindric, 4" {10 cm} long, many flowered inflorescence with triangular, longer than the flowers, acute floral bracts.


References *Coeloglossum secundum Lindl. 1835 W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 31 #3 Orchid Genera in Thailand V Orchidoideae Seidenfaden 1977 drawing fide;