Benthamia sp

Side View of Flower

Plant and Flowers in situ Reunion Photos by © François Vandeschricke and The Orchidees de Reunion Website


Common Name The ? Benthamia

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Reunion as a small to medium sized terrestrial with 2 to 3, linear, well spaced and grading smaller up the stem, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal erect, several flowered inflorescence with much longer than the swollen ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;