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Goodyera youngsayei S. Y. Hu & Barretto

Specimens of this orchid, collected by J. L. Youngsaye in 1933, were sent to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, by G. A. C. Herklots. It was tentatively named by V. S. Summerhayes as Goodyera foliosa (Lindl.) Benth. ex Hook. f. In 1966 another specimen, found by W. G. L. Allan from the same locality, was sent again to Kew, and Summerhayes was consulted. The conclusion was that it could be neither. G. schlechtendaliana Reichb. f. nor G. foliosa because of its thick indumentum and large flowers. The suggestion was that it may be a species new to science.


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