Corybas fanjingshanensis Y.X.Xiong 2007

Photos by Y.X.Xiong


Common Name The Mt Fanjing Corybas [A mountain in Guizhou province of China] - in China Fan Jing Shan Kai Lan

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Ghuizhou province of China in mossy places at elevations of 2100 to 2400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a subglobose tuber giving rise to a subterranean, erect stem carrying 1 short cataphyll at the basal node, and carrying a solitary, near the apex of the stem, cordate to broadly ovate, adaxiallywhite reticulate venation, shortly acuminate, amplexicaul below into the base leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on an erect, short, single flowered inflorescence with a lanceolate, almost as long as the pedicael floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica. 45(6); 808812. Y.X.Xiong 2007 photo fide;