Nervilia pallidiflora Schltr. 1911 SECTION Linervia Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Hot Spring

Common Name The Pale Flowered Nervilia

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in damp forests at elevations around 250 meters as a mini-miniature to just small sized, hot growing terrestrial with a globose tuber giving rise to a reniform-cordate, apiculate, somewhat narrowed, glabrous, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, strict to substrict, terete, glabrous single flowered inflorescence with erect, lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the flowers are greenish white with a white lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 Drawing fide;