Gastrodia appendiculata C.S.Leou & N.J.Chung 1990

Photo by Gastrodia and the Chinese Orchid Blog Webpage

Common Name The Appendaged Gastrodia - In China Wu Hui Tain Ma

Flower Size 1/4" [7 mm]

Found in central Taiwan in forests and bamboo plantations at elevations of 30 to 40 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing, mycoheterotrophic terrestrial without leaves with a yellowish brown, fusiform, pilose rhizome with scales at the nodes giving rise in the fall to an erect, brown, fleshy, densely noded, to 1.6" [4 cm] long, densely 2 to 10 flowered inflorescence with a lanceolate, shorter than the pedicel, acute apically floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide