Peristylus setifer Tuyama 1940 Drawing by Ames and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The ? Peristylus

Flower Size

Found in the Caroline Islands as a medium sized, hot growin terrestrial with a flaccid, white, oblong tuber giving rise to an erect, glabrous stem carrying bracts upwards grading into 5 to 7, along the stem, lanceolate, long-acuminate, abruptly narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, to 7.2"{18 cm} long overall, peduncle to 5.2" {13 cm} long, several flowered inflorescence with suberect, lanceolate, single nerved, acuminate, as long as to longer than the floral bracts. .

Synonyms Habenaria setifera (Tuyama) Fosberg & Sachet 1987

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;