Anoectochilus xingrenensis Z.H.Tsi & X.H.Jin 2002 Drawing by Jin Xiaohua and Flora Of China Website

Leaves only

Photo by Yan-bin Wu, Meng-chao Peng, Chao Zhang, Jian-guo Wu, Bing-zhu Ye, Jun Yi, Jin-zhong Wu, Cheng-jian Zheng

Full shade Warm Cool LATERSummer

Common Name or Meaning The Xing Ren Anoectochilus [An Area Of southwestern Guizhou] - In China Xing Ren Jin Xian Lan

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in southwest Guizhou province of China in forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with an ascending stem carrying 2 to 5, adaxially dark green with golden venation, ovate to orbicular-ovate, apiculate, abruptly narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later summer on an erect, 6 to 8" [15 to 20 cm] long, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence with 2 to 3, sterile bracts and pink, ovate-lanceolate, almost the length of the ovary 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