Goodyera clausa (A.A.Eaton ex Ames) Schltr. 1911


Photos by Lourens Grobler

Full shadeCold LATERSpring

Common Name The Closed Goodyera [refers to the flowers]

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines in damp, mossy shaded localities at elevations of 2200 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with erect stems carrying 3, ovate-lanceolate, dark green, white to yellow veined leaves that blooms in the later spring on a terminal, erect, to 1.6" [4 cm] long, pubescent, to 20 flowered inflorecence

Synonyms *Epipactis clausa A.A.Eaton ex Ames 1908

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 3 Ames 1908 as Epipactis clausa drawing fide; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1986; The Orchids of mThe Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide