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Orchid Species: Goodyera discoidea

Kew currently accepted name is Hetaeria oblongifolia

Goodyera discoidea is an orchid species identified by (Rchb.f.) Schltr. in K.M.Schumann & C.A.G.Lauterbach in 1905. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Hetaeria oblongifolia.
Goodyera (G.)
(Rchb.f.) Schltr. in K.M.Schumann & C.A.G.Lauterbach
ORIGIN: Found in Andaman Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Borneo, Java, Malaysia, Moluccas, the Philippines, Sumatra, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Australia, Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Santa Cruz, The Carolinas and Tonga in lowland primary ridge forests in deep humus at elevations of 200 to 650 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with erect, elongated, fleshy, terete, stems carrying up to 9, obliquely oblong, 3 veined below, acute, apiculate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring and fall on an erect, terminal, 4 to 12 [10 to 30 cm] long, racemose, laxly many flowered, pilose inflorescence with several, hairy, progressively smaller upwards bracts and adpressed, lanceolate floral bracts carrying small, non-resupinate, slightly opening flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.1 inches [3 mm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Hetaeria Het oblongifolia 1825 Blume
Add+ Rhamphidia Rhamphidia ovalifolia 1857 (Wight) Lindl.
Add+ Epipactis Epcts discoidea 1908 (Rchb.f.) A.A.Eaton
Add+ Epipactis Epcts erimae 1908 (Schltr.) A.A.Eaton
Add+ Goodyera G erimae 1905 Schltr. in K.M.Schumann & C.A.G.Lauterbach
Add+ Hetaeria Het discoidea 1910 (Rchb.f.) Schltr.
Add+ Hetaeria Het erimae 1910 (Schltr.) Schltr.
Add+ Hetaeria Het forcipata 1876 Rchb.f.
Add+ Hetaeria Het helferi 1890 Hook.f.
Add+ Hetaeria Het micrantha 1859 Blume
Add+ Hetaeria Het pauciseta 1912 J.J.Sm.
Add+ Hetaeria Het raymundii 1921 Schltr.
Add+ Hetaeria Het rubicunda 1855 Rchb.f.
Add+ Hetaeria Het similis 1910 Schltr.
Add+ Hetaeria Het tenuis 1881 (Lindl.) Benth.
Add+ Rhamphidia Rhamphidia discoidea 1876 Rchb.f.
Add+ Rhamphidia Rhamphidia rubicunda 1868 (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. in B.Seemann
Add+ Rhamphidia Rhamphidia tenuis 1857 Lindl.
Add+ Goodyera G ovalifolia 1851 Wight
Add+ Hetaeria Het ovalifolia 1890 (Wight) Benth. ex Hook.f.
Add+ Hetaeria Het nitida 1896 Ridl.
Add+ Hetaeria Het samoensis 1898 Rolfe
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