Cremastra malipoensis G.W.Hu 2013

TYPE Drawing

Photos/TYPE Drawing by Guang-Wan Hu, Chun-Lin Long, and Timothy J. Motley and Systematic Botany, 38(1):64-68 2013 website

Deep Shade

Common Name or Meaning The Malipo Cremastra [A town in Yunnan province of China

Flower Size

Found in southern Yunnan province of China as a terrestrial.

C malipoensis is most similar to C. appendiculata, but C malipoensis inflorescences have fewer flowers (only 4 to 7), its flowers are positioned horizontally and become slightly pendulous, the lateral lobes of the lip are geniculate and twisted 90 at the base, and the mid-lobe of the lip is somewhat reflexed, rhombic to broadly ovoid, and .36 to .4" x .32 to .36" [9 to 10 8 to 9 mm].


References <W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Systematic Botany, 38(1):64-68 1 February 2013 Cremastra malipoensis (Orchidaceae), a New Species from Yunnan, China Guang-Wan Hu, Chun-Lin Long, and Timothy J. Motley 2013 photo fide