Peristylus jinchuanicus K.Y.Lang 1987

Drawing by Zhang Taili


Common Name Hui's Hemipilia - In China Jin Chuan Kuo Rui Lan

Flower Size

Found in western Sichuan and northwestern Yunnan provinces of China in fir forests, thickets and and alpine grasslands at elevations of 1700 to 3900 meters as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with oblong tubers giving rise to an erect stem provided with 2, basal tubular sheaths and carrying 4 to 5, widely spaced along the stem, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate to acute leaves that blooms in the summer and late fall on a terminal, erect, peduncle 2.4 to 4.4" [6 to 11 cm] long, cylindric, slender, provided with 4 to 8 lanceolate, sterile bracts, rachis 2 to 8.4" [5 to 21 cm] long, 4.4 to 13.2" [11 to 33 cm] long overall, subdensely many flowered inflorescence with acuminate, lower ones exceeding the flowers floral bracts.


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