Pleione jinhuana Z.J.Liu, M.T.Jiang & S.R.Lan 2018 SECTION Pleione

Photo by MING-TAO JIANG, SHA-SHA WU, ZHONG-JIAN LIU & SI-REN LAN and Phytotaxa 345: 48 Pleione jinhuana (Arethuseae; Epidendroideae; Orchidaceae), a new species from China based on morphological and DNA evidence Z.J.Liu, M.T.Jiang & S.R.Lan 2018

Partial Shade Cold spring

Common Name or Meaning The Jinhua Pleione [A town in Zhejiang province of China]

Flower Size 2.4 [6 cm]

Found in Zhejiang province of China on the slopes of evergreen broad-leaved forests at elevations around 1100 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing lithophyte with dark green, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, developing at flowering, elliptic-lanceolate, attenuate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, to 2.4 [6 cm] long, provided with 2 basal sheaths, single flowered inflorescence with narrowly elliptic, acute, longer than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Phytotaxa 345: 48 Pleione jinhuana (Arethuseae; Epidendroideae; Orchidaceae), a new species from China based on morphological and DNA evidence Z.J.Liu, M.T.Jiang & S.R.Lan 2018photo fide

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