Platanthera undulata J.J.Sm. 1905

Another Flower

Plant and Flowers Photos by Peter O'Byrne/J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot Warm Fall Winter

Common Name The Undulate Platanthera

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Java on the forest floor at elevations of 500 to 1000 meters as a medium to large sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with 4 to 6 basal, acuminate, darker green veined leaves that blooms in the fall and early winter on an erect, terminal, 20" [50 cm] long, 30 to 40 flowered inflorescence with the flowers held well away from the rachis

Synonyms Habenaria undulata (J.J.Sm.) J.J.Sm. 1914; Pecteilis undulata (J.J.Sm.) Schltr. 1925

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java J.B. Comber 2001 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide;

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