Phalaenopsis yingjiangensis (Z.H.Tsi) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014 SUBGENUS Ornithochilus (Lindl.) Kocyan & Schuiteman 2014

Photos by Ramesh Kumar, Sachin Sharma and Sushil Kumar Singh and The MIOS Journal 15[1]: 10-13 2014 Notes on the First Record of Ornithochilus yingjiangensis from India and its Conservation Website

TYPE Drawing

Drawing by D'apres Natural History Journal of Chulalongkorn University 8[2]:213-215

Part shade "> Cool LATE Spring EARLY Summer

Common Name The Beautiful Renanthera

Flower Size .52 to .6" [1.3 to 1.5 cm] wide

Found in southwestern Yunnan Province of China and India in semi-evergreen, broadleaf forests at elevations of 1300 to 1600 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem enveloped by persistent leaf sheaths carrying 2 to 4, sometimes deciduous, obliquely elliptic-oblong, acute, curved leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on 1 to 2, axillary, 4.8 to 8" [12 to 20 cm] long, pendulous, rachis 3.6 to 6.4" [9 to 16 cm] long, racemose to paniculate, basally single branched, loosely 15 to 35 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute, persistent floral bracts.

Synonyms *Ornithochilus yingjiangensis Z.H.Tsi 1984

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Opera Botanica # 95 Seidenfaden 1988 as Ornithochilus yingjiangensis drawing fide; drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989; The MIOS Journal 15(1): 10-13. 2014. Kumar, R., S. Sharma, and S. K. Singh: Notes on First Record Photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 83 #4 2019 Photo fide

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