Platanthera kinabaluensis Kraenzl. ex Rolfe 1914 Photo by Th. Nordhausen and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part sun Cool Cold

Common Name The Mt. Kinabalu Platanthera

Flower Size

Found in Borneo in upper montane forests at elevations of 1500 to 3400 meters as a cool to cold growing terrestrial with an erect, lax inflorescence

Synonyms Habenaria gibbsiae (Rolfe) Ames & C.Schweinf. 1920; Habenaria kinabaluensis (Kraenzl. ex Rolfe) Ames & C.Schweinf. 1920; Platanthera gibbsiae Rolfe 1914;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood. Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo good; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Woo & Cribb 1994; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo good; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011

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