Herminium mackinonii Duthie 1902

TYPE Drawing by Hormusji/Duthie


Common Name Mackinnon's Herminium

Flower Size

Found in the eastern Himalayas, Nepal and the western Himalayas at elevations of 2000 to 2500 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with 2 oblong elliptic leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, erect, 4.8 to 6" [12 to 15 cm] long, rather densely many flowered inflorescence with broadly lanceolate, acuminate, as long as the ovary floral bracts aand carrying greenish flowers

Synonyms Monorchis mackinonii (Duthie) O.Schwarz 1949

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Northwestern Himalaya Vol IX Part II Duthie 1906 drawing fide; Indian Orchids: Guide to Identification and Culture Pradhan 1976 drawing fide; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; LANKESTERIANA 15(1): 750. Jeewan Singh Jalal & J. Jayanthi 2015 photo fide