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

Full shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Charming Goodyera

Flower Size

Found in Papua New Guinea at elevations around 900 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm growing terrestrial with a terete, glabrous, leafy above the middle stem carrying about 3 to 5, velvet green intricately veined in silver-white, patent, lanceolate, acute, rounded below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, several to 7 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acute floral bracts.


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