Goodyera micrantha Schltr. 1923 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Epidendra Website

Part Shade Warm Cool LATE FallEARLYWinter

Common Name The Small Goodyera

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a decumbent rhixome giving rise to a terete stem carrying 4 to 6, erect-patent, lanceolate, acute, rounded below into the sulcate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a terminal, erect, 6.4 to 8" [16 to 20 cm] long, overall, rachis to 2" [5 cm] long, subsecund, densely flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, slightly longer than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 19: 274. Schlechter 1923.