Gastrochilus gongshanensis Z.H.Tsi 1996

Photo by Li Lin

Common Name The Guangdong Gastrochilus [ A province of China] - In China Guang Dong Pen Ju Lan

Flower Size

Found in southwestern Yunnan and Guangdong provinces of China at elevations around 1500 meters as aa miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a more or less compressed, slender, sometimes branched stem carrying several distichous, falcate oblong to oblong, acuminate, 2 aristate leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, short, peduncle .4" [1 cm] long, subumbellate, .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] long ovedrall, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence with broadly ovate, membraneous floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;