Apostasia shenzhenica Z.J.Liu & L.J.Chen 2011

Plant and Flowers Photo by Liu & Chen/TYPE Drawing by Ma Xua-Yong and The Epidendra Website

Deep shade Hot LATERSpring

Common Name The Schenzhen Apostasia [An area of Guangdong Province China]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Guangdong Province of China in broad leaved forests at elevations around 200 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing terrestrial with several small, pear shaped to ovoid tuberules in a network of roots giving rise to an erect, rather slender stem carrying at the mid point and above, 7 to 10, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, filiform awn apically, shortly petiolate, dilated and amplexicaul basally leaves that blooms in the later spring on a terminal, paniculate, recurved, .4 to .88" [1 to 2.2 cm] long, 4 to 9 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Plant Science Journal 29: 38-41. Liu & Chen 2011 photo/drawing fide