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Orchid Species: Nervilia crispata

Kew currently accepted name is Nervilia petraea

Nervilia crispata is an orchid species identified by (Blume) Schltr. ex K.Schum. & Lauterb. in 1900. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Nervilia petraea.
Genus
Nervilia (Ner.)
Grex
crispata
Parents
Species
Author
(Blume) Schltr. ex K.Schum. & Lauterb.
Year
1900
ORIGIN: Found in Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Burundi, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Congo, Zaire, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Transval, Mauritius, Madagascar, Reuinion, Assam, Eastern Himalayas, India, Nepal, Western Himalayas, Sikkim, Thailand, Vietnam, Java, Sumatra, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Queensland Australia, Samoa and Vanuatu in grasslands at elevations of sea-level to 1500 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial with circular to kidney-shaped; to 7 blunt angled, shortly pubescent above, grooved petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, 1.6 [3.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with 2 basal sheaths and linear, concave, acute floral bracts .

FLOWER SIZE: 1 1/2 inches [3.75 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Nervilia Ner crociformis 1978 (Zoll. & Moritzi) Seidenf.
Add+ Nervilia Ner petraea 1945 (Afzel. ex Sw.) Summerh.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi simplex 1826 (Thouars) Spreng.
Add+ Nervilia Ner afzelii 1911 Schltr.
Add+ Nervilia Ner bathiei 1964 Senghas
Add+ Nervilia Ner bollei 1911 (Rchb.f.) Schltr.
Add+ Nervilia Ner erosa 1977 P.J.Cribb
Add+ Nervilia Ner fimbriata 1905 Schltr. in K.M.Schumann & C.A.G.Lauterbach
Add+ Nervilia Ner francoisii 1928 H.Perrier
Add+ Nervilia Ner humilis 1915 Schltr.
Add+ Nervilia Ner monantha 1932 Blatt. & McCann
Add+ Nervilia Ner prainiana 1978 (King & Pantl.) Seidenf.
Add+ Nervilia Ner reniformis 1915 Schltr.
Add+ Nervilia Ner simplex 1911 (Thouars) Schltr.
Add+ Pogonia Pog bollei 1865 Rchb.f.
Add+ Pogonia Pog crispata 1849 Blume
Add+ Pogonia Pog prainiana 1896 King & Pantl.
Add+ Pogonia Pog simplex 1865 (Thouars) Rchb.f.
Add+ Pogonia Pog thouarsii 1859 Blume
Add+ Bolborchis Bolborchis crociformis 1846 Zoll. & Moritzi in A.Moritzi
Add+ Arethusa Aret simplex 1822 Thouars
Add+ Stellorkis Stellorkis aplostellis 1822 Thouars
Add+ Coelogyne Coel javanica 1854 Lindl.
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