Gastrochilus malipoensis X.H.Jin & S.C.Chen 2007

Photo by Jin Xiaohua

Common Name The Malipo Gastrochilus [A City in Yunnan province of China]

Flower Size

Found in southeastern Yunnan province of China at elevations around 1300 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect stem carrying many distichous, slightly obliquely lanceolate, articulate leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, short, 1.2" [3 cm] long, subumbellate, several flowered inflorescence with elliptic 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;