Goodyera lanceolata Ridl. 1903

Plant and FlowersPhotos by James Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade WarmLATEFall EARLY Winter

Common Name The Spear Shaped Goodyera

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Selangor Malaysia at elevations around 915 meters as a small sized, warm growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying in the lower half, a few, narrowly lanceolate, acute , gradually narrowing below into the petiolate, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a terminal, erect, whitish pubescent, dark green, 3" [7.5 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Epipactis lanceolata (Ridl.) A.A.Eaton 1908

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchids Holttum 1957; The Orchids of penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Checklist of Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong O'Byrne, Saw & Chung 2017