Neofinetia xichangensis Z.J.Liu & S.C.Chen 2004

Photos by Zhong-Jian Liu and The emonocot Orchidaceae Subtribe Aeridinae Website

Common Name The Xichang Neofinetia in China Xi Chang Feng Lan

Flower Size

Found in southwestern Sichuan China on tree trunks along valleys at elevations of 1400 to 1500 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a stem carrying many, distichous, linear-oblong, conduplicate, obliquely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, peduncle .12 to .2" [3 to 5 mm] long, 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] long ovarall, 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence carrying flowers that do not have a fragrance.

Synonyms Vanda xichangensis (Z.J.Liu & S.C.Chen) L.M.Gardiner 2012

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Orchidaceae Zhengyi, Raven and Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Orchidaceae Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven and Deyuan 2010 drawing fide

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