Vrydagzynea salomonensis Schltr. 1905 Drawing by Sue Wickison

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

Full shade

Common Name The Solomon Islands Vrydagzynea

Flower Size

Found in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu in bush and secondary forests at elevations up to 600 metrs as a medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrials with an erectl, green t obrown stem carryig obliquely ovate, midgreen leaves taht blooms on a terminal, erect, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, to 20 flowered inflorescence carrying white flowers with pale green-brown mottling on the exterior of the sepals and the ovaries and bracts are pinkish

Synonyms Vrydagzynea cheesemanii Ames 1933

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 Drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 5 257- 320 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974 drawing hmm; Orchids of Vanuatu Lewis & P Cribb 1989 drawing fide; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 drawing fide;