Anoectochilus hainanensis H.Z.Tian, F.W.Xing & L.Li 2008 Photo by Tian Huazhen and The Living Forests Website

Fragrance Full shade Warm Cool Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Hai Nan Anoectochilus [An Island in southern China] - In China Hai Nan Kai Chun Lan

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Hainan island of southern China in damp shady locations in montane forests as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with an ascending stem carrying 3 to 4, adaxially velvety black-greenish with dense golden reticulation, ovate, oblique, acute apically, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter in cultivation on an erect, [6 to 7.5 cm] long, pubescent, 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence with 2 to 3 sterile bracts and ovate-lanceolate, shorter than the ovary, outer surface hairy, acuminate apically floral bracts and carrying resupinate, slightly fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009;