Benthamia sp

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

Common Name The ? Benthamia

Flower Size .04" [1 mm]

Found in Reunion as a small to medium sized terrestrial with a single, basal, linear, obtuse, basally clasping leaf that blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, brown, grooved, several flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the swollen, grooved ovary, floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;