Zeuxine marivelensis (Ames) Ames 1938

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Full shade Warm CoolWinter

Common Name The Mount Mariveles Zeuxine

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in the province of Bataan and Negros in the Philippines on mossy rocks at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a slender, fleshy stem carrying 4 to 5, near basal, ovate to lanceolate, deep green with a silvery central stripe, and 2 smaller stripes on either side leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, slightly hairy, to 4" [10 cm] long, to 6 flowered inflorescence with several lanceolate bracts.

Synonyms *Adenostylis marivelensis Ames 1908

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 2 Ames 1908 as Adenostylis maraviensis drawing fide; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1986