Stereochilus dalatensis (Guillaumin) Garay 1972

Plant and Flowers Photo by Milan Vagner

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Common Name The Dalat Stereochilus [Town in Vietnam] - In China Jian Chun Lan - In Thailand Wi Thong

Flower Size 1/3" [.75 cm]

Found in Yunnan China, Vietnam and China as a miniature sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte that has a small compressed Vanda-like growth habit, and blooms in the spring on an axillary, 4" [10 cm] long, inflorescence with several flowers.

Synonyms Sarcanthus crassifolius Rolfe ex Downie 1925; *Sarcanthus dalatensis Guillaumin 1955

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 21 Schlechter/Brieger 1989 drawing/photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo hmm; 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; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 as Sarcoglyphis yunnanensis photo = S brevirachis; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide;

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