Cheirostylis acuminata Zhi L.Liu & Q.Liu 2016

Photo by Tateshiba


Common Name The Acuminate Cheirostylis [refers to the leaves]

Flower Size

Found in Yunnan province of China in forests on wet rocks at elevations of 700 to 800 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, warm growing terrestrial with lanceolate, sometimes withered at flowering, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect to arching, pubescent, to 8" [20 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide