Corybas taiwanensis T.P.Lin & S.Y.Leu 1975 Photo by www.plantphoto.cn

Full shade Cool LATERSummer

Common Name or Meaning The Taiwan Corybas - In China Tai Wan Kai Lan

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in northern Taiwan on mossy cliffs and rocky outcrops in forests at elevations around 1400 meters as a mini-miniature, cool growing terrestrial with a subglobose tuber giving rise to an erect, pilose subterranean stem becoming an erect, glabrous stem with a basal, short cataphyl at the basal node and carrying a solitary, near the apex of the stem, sessile, cordate, reticulate venation, acute apically leaf that has a lanceolate floral bract and carrying a single, subsessile flower blooming in the later summer.

Synonyms Calcearia taiwanensis (T.P.Lin & S.Y.Leu) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

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

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