Gastrodia boninensis Tuyama 1939Photo by The C G H Biology Club Website

Full shade Cold

Common Name or Meaning The Bonin Gastrodia [Islands south of central Japan]

Flower Size

Found in the Bonin Islands as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing mycoheterotrophic terrestrial.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Southern Ryukyu Islands Garay & Sweet 1974 as syn to G verrucosa