Cheirostylis rubrifolius T.P.Lin & W.M.Lin 2009 Drawing by Lin & Lin and Taiwania, 54(4): 323-333, 2009

Plant only Photo by Linqinwen and The Website

Full shade HotLATER Winter

Common Name The Red Leaved Cheirostylis

Flower Size small

Found in southern Taiwan at elevations around 400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing terrestrial with a reddish brown stem carrying 4 to 5, linear-ovate to lanceolate, reddish brown, reticulate venation, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later winter on an erect, reddish brown pubescent, to 5 flowered inflorescence with 3 to 4 sheaths and lanceolate, hairy on the outside floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Taiwania, 54(4): 323-333, Newly Discovered Native Orchids of Taiwan (III) Tsan-Piao Lin and Wei-Min Lin 2009 drawing/photo fide;