Zeuxine stenophylla (Rchb.f.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Drake 1892 Photo by Arthur Whistler and The Tonga Rare Plants Website

Full shade Hot Warm

Common Name The Slim Leaved Zeuxine

Flower Size

Found in Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu in dense forests at elevations of 150 to 750 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with shiny green, lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, sparsely hairy, laxly many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms Adenostylis vitiensis Rolfe 1909; *Monochilus stenophyllus Rchb.f. 1878; Zeuxine vitiensis (Rolfe) L.O.Williams 1938

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Samoa Whistler and Cribb 1996 photo fide;