Anoectochilus malipoensis W.H.Chen & Y.M.Shui 2010

Plant in situ China

Photo by Tan Yunhong

Common Name The Malipo Anoectochilus [A town in Yunnan province]

Flower Size

Found in Yunnan province of China in broad-leaved evergreen forests on rocks at elevations of 1600 to 1650 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing litho-terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 3 to 4, ovate, dark green reddish pink silky reticulate, purplish red beneath leaves that blooms in the summeron a termnal, erect, to 2.8" [7 cm] long, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate floral bracts. .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide