Goodyera scripta (Rchb.f.) Schltr. 1906

Plant in situ New Caledonia

Plant and flowers in situ New Caledonia Photos by Edouard Faria and The Stanhopea Passion Website

Full shade Hot Spring Summer

Common Name The Scribbled Goodyera

Flower Size

Found in New Caledonia in rainforess at elevations of 300 to 500 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying several, ovate to lanceolate, shortly acute, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect, terminal, shortly pedunculate, .4 to 1.2" [1 to 3 cm] long, rachis .8 to 3.6" [2 to 9 cm] long, somewhat pubescent, near lax, 6 to 30 flowered inflorescence with membrtaneous floral bracts

Synonyms Epipactis scripta (Rchb.f.) A.A.Eaton 1908; Rhamphidia scripta Rchb.f. 1876; Vieillardorchis le-ratii Kraenzl. 1928

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 39: 57 Schlechter 1906; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 5 257- 320 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974 as Vieillardorchis le-ratii; Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide