Peristylus subaphyllus (Gagnep.) Seidenf. 1992

TYPE Drawing Drawings by Seidenfaden/Gagnepain and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade

Common Name The Almost No Leaved Peristylus

Flower Size

Found in Cambodia as a miniature to medium sized terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped completely by leaf sheaths carrying 2 to 3, shovel-shaped, obtuse, basally clasping leaves that blooms on an erect, terminal, to 10" [25 cm] long, peduncle with several bracts, rachis 3" [7.5 cm] long, spicate, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Habenaria subaphylla Gagnep. 1931

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore Generale de Indo-Chine Volume 6 Gagnepain 1934 as Habenaria subaphylla drawing fide; Contributions to a Revision of the Orchid Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Seidenfaden 1975 as Habenaria subaphylla;