Anoectochilus pingbianensis K.Y.Lang 1996

Drawing by Wu Zhanghua and Flora Of China Website

Full shade Cool Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Ping Bian Anoectochilus [A Town In Yunnan Province of China] - In China Ping Bian Jin Xian Lan

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in southeast Yunnan province of China in forests at elevations around 1500 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with an erect to ascending stem carrying 4 to 5, abaxially pale green to pale red, adaxially dark green with gold venation, ovate, slightly oblique, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, to 3.6" [9 cm] long, few to 8 flowered inflorescence with 2 to 3, pale red, sterile bracts and ovate-lanceolate, as long as the ovary, outer surface pubescent, acuminate apically floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide