Gastrochilus tianbaoensis Q.Liu & Y.H.Tan 2016

Photo by Liu Qiang


Common Name The Tian Bao Gastrochilus [An area in southern Yunnan province of China]

Flower Size

Found in southern Yunnan province of China at elevations around 1000 to 1100 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect stem carrying many distichous, falcate-lanceolate, unequally bilobed apically, articulate leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an axillary, opposite the leaf, 3 to 6 flowered inflorescence.


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;