Apostasia ramifera S.C.Chen & K.Y.Lang 1986

Plant and Flowers

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Deep shade Hot LATERSpring

Common Name The Branched Apostasia

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in southwestern Hainan Province of China at elevations around 200 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying ovate to ovate-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the later spring on an erect, terminal, branched, .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm] long, racemose, each branch 1 to 4 flowered inflorescence


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