Goodyera denticulata J.J.Sm. 1934 TYPE Drawing by J J Smith


Common Name The Denticulate Goodyera [refers to the margin of the dorsal sepal being toothed]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm] long

Found in Papua Province, Jayapura Regency in New Guinea in lower montane forests at elevations around 1700 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect, to 3.6" [9 9 cm0 long stem carrying 4, narrowly lanceolate, fairly gradually long-acuminate, acute, crispate, laxly reticulate veined, sessile to very shortly petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late fall on a terminal, erect, peduncle densely coarsly pilose, 3" [7.5 cm] long, with 3 small, acute, fimbriate bracts, rachis, secund, 2.7" [6.75 cm] long, densely coarsly pilose, laxly many flowered inflorescence with ovate, concave, long subulate-acuminate, shortly irregularily fimbriate, single nerved floral bracts and carrying white flowers.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 66 J J Smith 1934 Drawing fide; Checklist of Papusian Orchids Ormerod 2017;