Acianthus veillonis N.Hallé 1977

Plant and Flowers in situ South Island New Caledonia Photos by © Edouard Faria

Common Name The ? Acianthus

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found only in southwestern New Caledonia at medium elevations as a miniature sized, warm growing terrestrial with an erect, brownish green stem carrying ovate, deeply cordate, entire margined leaf held 3/4's of the way up the stem from the ground that blooms in the winter on an erect, terminal, 2 to 5 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Acianthopsis veillonis (N.Hallé) Szlach. 2001; Acianthopsis veillonis (N.Hallé) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; Stigmatodactylus veillonis (N.Hallé) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2018; Univiscidiatus veillonis (N.Hallé) Szlach. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societe Neo-Caledonienne D'Orchidophile 1995 photo fide;