Goodyera perrieri (Schltr.) Schltr. 1924Drawing by Francoise Vandeschricke and Les Orchidees Ille de la Reunion Website

Full shade Hot LATER Spring

Common Name Perrier's Goodyera [French Botanist In Madagascar 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in northern and eastern Madagascar in montane and lower montane forests at elevations of 300 to 500 meters as a small sized, hot growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 5 to 6, basal, more or less close set, oblong, rounded to very obtuse basally, apiculate leaves with 4 to 5 distantbracts above, that blooms in the later spring on an erect, terminal, to 4" [10 cm] long, 8 to 12 flowered inflorescence with longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying slightly glandular-pubescent externally flowers.

Synonyms *Platylepis perrieri Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 33: 125 Schlechter 1924; Flora of Madagascar Vol 1 Perrier 1939/81 drawing good; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans, Du Puy, Cribb & Bosser 2009; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Hermans and Cribb 2009; A la Recherche des Orchidees de Madagascar Hervouet 2018 photo fide;