Platanthera papuana Schltr. 1911

Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Collection sheet Drawing by Jany Renz and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Papuan Platanthera

Flower Size

Found in Papua New Guinea in humus of forests at elevations around 1200 to 2000 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cold growing terrestrial with a thickened, fleshy, villous rhizome giving rise to a single, basal, erect, acuminate, cuneate below into the narrowly petiolate base leaf and 1 to 2, cauline, distant, erect-patentovate, acuminate, cordate-amplexicaule base leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect termianal, to 10" [to 25 cm] long, laxly several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 drawing fide

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