Tainia longiscapa (Seidenf.) J.J.Wood & A.L.Lamb 2008

Plant and Flowers in situ Vietnam

Photos by Leonid Averyanov and The H?i Hoa Lan Vi?t Nam Website

LATE EARLY

Common Name The Long Inflorescence Tainia

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in the Chinese Himalayas, southern Yunnan province of China, Thailand and Vietnam at elevations around 1150 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with a strongly 4 angled pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, broadly ovate, acute to slightly acuminate, somewhat fleshy leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on an erect, basal, peduncle 10 to 14" [25 to 35 cm] long, 3 bracted, rachis to 3.2" [8 cm] long, 6 to 8 flowered inflorescence with aptent, floral bracts.

Synonyms *Mischobulbum longiscapum Seidenf. 1992; Mischobulbum ovifolium (Z.H.Tsi & S.C.Chen) Aver. 2003; Tainia ovifolia Z.H.Tsi & S.C.Chen 1994

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 6 Seidenfaden 1992 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 as Mischobulbum longiscapum; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 as Tainia ovifolia; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 2 pg 54 Wood & Lamb 2008; Turczaninowia 16(4):26-46 NEW AND RARE ORCHIDS (ORCHIDACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CAMBODIA AND LAOS Averyanov 2013 ; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo not =?;

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