Gastrodia abscondita J.J.Sm. 1903 Photo by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade

Common Name or Meaning The Hidden Gastrodia

Flower Size .52" [1.3 cm]

Found in western Java in bamboo clumps as a miniature sized mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with an erect, peduncle 4.42" [11.5 cm] long, 4.8" [12 cm] long overall, few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Sm. 1908 drawing fide; Orchids of Southern Ryukyu Islands Garay & Sweet 1974 as syn to G verrucosa; Orchids of Java Comber 1990;