Vrydagzynea neohibernica Schltr. 1911 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Warm Winter

Common Name The New Ireland Vrydagzynea

Flower Size

Found in the Bismark archipelago at elevations around 600 meters as a warm growing terrestrial with a decumbent, cauliform rhizome giving rise to a terete, glabrous, leafy stem carrying 6 to 10, erect-patent, obliquely ovate to elliptic-lanceolate, acute, glabrous, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, cylindrical, to 1.6" [4 cm] long, sublaxly 8 to 20 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts.


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