Goodyera bomiensis K.Y.Lang 1978 SECTION Goodyera


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Common Name or Meaning The Boma Goodyera [A town in Urumqi China] - In China Bo Mi Ban Ye Lan

Flower Size 1/4" [7 mm]

Found in western Hubei and Yunnan provinces of China and northern Taiwan in mixed evergreen and broad-leaved forests at elevations of 900 to 3700 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 3 to 6, rosulate at the base of the stem, abaxially pale green, adaxially green with white venations and irregular marking, ovate to ovate-orbicular, obtuse to acute apically, cordate, rounded or broadly cuneate below into the base leaves that blooms in the spring through fall on a green, erect, 6.8 to 11.2" [17 to 28 cm] long, pubescent, laxly 8 to 20 flowered inflorescence with 3 to 5 sterile bracts and ovate-lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts and carrying weakly opening flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Wild Orchids of China Tsi, CHen & Mori 1997 photo ok; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo good; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo ok; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide to the first 2 photos; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; The Wild Orchids of Taiwan Lin & Wang 2014 plant only photo fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo ok