Zeuxine lancifolia (Ames) Ormerod 1998

Side View of Flower

Plant in situ the Philippines Photos by Ravan Schneider and The PhytoImages. SIU Website

Full shade Hot Winter Spring

Common Name The Lanceolate Leaved Zeuxine

Flower Size

Found in Mindano Philippines in shady forests at elevations around 70 meters as a small to just medium sized, hot growing terrestrial with ascending, slender, sparsely hairy stems carrying about 6, narrowly lanceolate, almost purplish, narrowing below into the petiolate sheathed base leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a terminal, erect, 1.4" [3.5 cm] long, loosely few flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, sparsely hairy, erect floral bracts. .

Synonyms *Hetaeria lancifolia Ames 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1986