Gastrochilus yei J.W. Li & X.H. Jin 2021 SECTION Microphyllae (Benth. & Hook.f 1863

LCDP Photo by D. K. Agrawala and Nelumbo Vol 63[1] 29 to 32 Gastrochilus yei (Orchidaceae): A new addition for Flora of India Agrawala, Bhattacharjee, Jalal and Deori 2021

Common Name Ye's Gastrochilus [Chinese botanist current]

Flower Size .24 to .32" [6 to 8 mm]

Found in Yunnan province of China and Sikkim sub-alpine, evergreen forests at elevations around 3320 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with a pendulous, slender stem carrying many distichous, oblong-lanceolate to lanceolate, somewhat falcate, green with purple to purple brown spots, fleshy, subacute to acute, apically awned, sessile leaves that blooms in the spring or fall on 1 to 5, axillary, .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] long, yellowish green to pale green, with purple to purplish brown spots, provided with 1 to 2 sheaths, 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence with triangular to ovate, acute floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Nelumbo Vol 63[1] 29 to 32 Gastrochilus yei (Orchidaceae): A new addition for Flora of India Agrawala, Bhattacharjee, JUalal and Deori 2021 photo fide

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