Trichotosia dongfangensis X.H.Jin & L.P.Siu 2004 TYPE Drawing by Xiaohua Jin & Gloria Laiping Siu and Ann. Bot. Fenn. 41: 465 2004 Trichoitosia dongfangensis [Orchidaceae] A New Species From China Xiaohua Jin & Gloria Laiping Siu Website

Common Name The Dongfang Trichotosia [refers to the Dongfang area of western Hainan Island China]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Hainan China in tropical, montane evergreen forests at elevations of 1350 to 1450 meters as a miniature 5 to 7 rather small, sized cool growing epiphyte with a creeping, branching rhizome with .4" [1 cm] between each stem carrying 5 top 7 rather small, fleshy,oblong to lanceolate, acuminate, white hairy both sides leaves that blooms in the fall on an erect, lateral, peduncle .16" [4 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence carrying a yellowish green flowers with coarsely hairy exterior to the sepals.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Ann. Bot. Fenn. 41: 465 2004 Trichoitosia dongfangensis [Orchidaceae] A New Species From China Xiaohua Jin & Gloria Laiping Siu drawing/photo fide

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