Gunnarella aymardii (N.Hallé) Senghas 1988 Photo & Collection Sheet by © Karl Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

TYPE Drawing of Chaemanthus aymardii TYPE Drawing by © Nicolas Halle'

Full Shade Hot Warm Spring

Common Name or Meaning Aymard's Gunnarella

Flower Size 1/4" [6.3 mm]

Found in New Caledonia in humid forests and gallery forests at elevations around 100 to 1000 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an erect stem enveloped by persistent leaf sheth bases carrying narrowly elliptic, unequally obtuse and subemarginate leaves that blooms in the spring on a few, axillary, 1.2 to 3.8" [3 to 9.5 cm] long, 5 to 15 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Chamaeanthus aymardii N.Hallé 1977

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 as Chaemanthus aymardii drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989 Drawing fide;