Anoectochilus koshunensis Hayata 1914 Photo by Japan Orchid Website

Full Shade Warm Cool Summer

Common Name The Koshun Anoectochilus [a town in southern Taiwan] - In the Ryukyus - Koshun-syusu-ran - In China Heng Chun Yin Xian Lan

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in the Ryukyu Islands and Taiwan in broad leaved, evergreen forests at elevations of 700 to 2000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with an erect, leafy to midway, squamulous above stem carrying rounded-ovate, white reticulated, obtuse to acute, submucronate apex, basally rounded and abruptly extended into a short petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, 2" [5 cm] long, 5 to 6 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Odontochilus koshunensis (Hayata) S.S. Ying 1996

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Southern Ryukyu Islands Garay & Sweet 1974 drawing fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide