Micropera poilanei (Guillaumin) Garay 1972Photo by?

LATE EARLY

Common Name Poilane's Micropera - In China Xiao Nang Lan

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Hainan province of China and Vietnam on trees or on rocks in mixed forests at elevations around 200 to 600 meters as a giant sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a climbing, elongate stem carrying many, linear, leathery, obtuse leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a racemose, rachis to [24 cm] long, 20 to 25 flowered inflorescence with tiny floral bracts.

Synonyms *Camarotis poilanei (Guillaumin) Seidenf. & Smitinand 1965; *Sarcanthus poilanei Guillaumin 1930

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

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