Goodyera stenopetala Schltr. 1911 SECTION Goodyera Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Warm Cool Winter

Common Name The Slim Petal Goodyera

Flower Size

Found in Papua New Guinea in moist areas under scrub an with moss at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a terete, glabrous, leafy in the basal third stem carrying about 3, dark velvet green intricately veined in rose-red, erect-patent, obliquely ovate, acute, rounded below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, several to 7 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acute floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the petals are falcate and extremely narrow.

Synonyms Goodyera stenopetala subsp. rendovana Ormerod 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 Drawing fide; Checklist of Papusian Orchids Ormerod 2017;