Platanthera albomarginata Kraenzl. 1901 Drawing by Pradhan


Common Name The White Edged Platanthera

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in the eastern Himalayas at elevations around 4300 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a 2, largest orbicular-ovate obtuse, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, erect, short, 8 to 10 flowered inflorescence with very reduced floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Indian Orchids: Guide to Identification and Culture Pradhan 1976 drawing fide