Panisea yunnanensis S.C.Chen & Z.H.Tsi 1980

Another Plant and Flower

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Drawing by and Hoa Lan Vietnam Photo Website

Full shade cool Fall

Common Name The Yunnan Panisea [A Province of China] - In China Yun Nan Qu Chun Lan

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in southern Yunnan province of China, Bhutan and northern Vietnam on trees or rocks in forests at elevations of 1200 to 1800 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with several centimeters between each, narrowly ovoid to ovoid, narrowing towards the base pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, narrowly oblong to oblong-lanceolate, chartaceous, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the fall on a basal, .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long, 1 to rarely 2 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; A Century of New Orchid Records in Bhutan Royal Government of Bhutan 2017 drawing/photo fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;