Vrydagzynea purpurea Blume 1858 Drawing by J J Smith

TYPE Drawing Drawing by Karl Ludwig von Blume courtesy of Kurt Stueber, 2007. Dieses Buch ist geschützt durch die GNU Free Document License

Common Name or Meaning The Purple Vrydagzynea

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in western Java in dark, damp primary forests at elevations of 700 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing terrestrial orchid with an erect stem carrying up to 9, blackish green, with 1 to 3 lighter stripes, narrowly ovate, asymetric, acute leaves that blooms on an erect, glabrous, short, rather dense several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Hetaeria purpurea (Blume) Miq.1859

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990;