Gastrochilus linii Ormerod 2002 Photo by Gastrodia and the Orchid Website

Common Name Lin's Gastrochilus - In China Jin Song Pen Ju Lan

Flower Size 1/4" [.8 cm]

Found in central Taiwan in coniferous forests on tree trunks at elevations around 1400 to 2000 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a repent, slender stem carrying distichous, closely spaced, grayish green abaxially, green adaxially, elliptic to oblong, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on a .4" [1 cm] long, 3 to 7 flowered, subumbellate inflorescence

Synonyms Gastrochilus flavus T.P.Lin 1987; Gastrochilus raraensis var. flavus S.S.Ying 1990

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; The Wild Orchids of Taiwan Lin & Wang 2014 photos good;

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