Goodyera fumata Thwaites 1861 SECTION Otosepalum

Photo by Tripetch P.


Photo by the Orchid Website


Drawing by Seidenfaden

Fragrantpart shadehot CoolWinterSpring

Common Name The Grey Goodyera - In China Yan Se Ban Ye Lan - In Thailand Ueang din klip pak muan

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in India, Sri Lankha, Assam, the eastern Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand, Hainan & Yunnan provinces of China, Vietnam, Japan, Ruyukyu Islands, Taiwan, Java and the Philippines in wet closed forests commonly along humid rocky stream canyons at elevations of 300 to 2000 meters as a medium to giant sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial with ascending, suberect stems carrying 3 to 5, basal, obliquely elliptic, ovate-elliptic or lanceolate-elliptic, acuminate, petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late winter and spring on an erect, cylindric, peduncle dark greenish brown, to 12" [30 cm] long, pubescent, provided with several sterile bracts, rachis 4 to 12" [10 to 30 cm] long, laxly to subdensely many flowered, glabrous below puberulent above inflorescence with narrowly lanceolte, pubescent, acuminate floral bracts and carrying fragrant, widely opening flowers

Synonyms Allochilus eberhardtii Gagnep. 1932; Epipactis formosana (Rolfe ex Hemsl.) A.A.Eaton 1908; Epipactis fumata (Thwaites) A.A.Eaton 1908; Goodyera caudatilabella Hayata 1914; Goodyera formosana Rolfe ex Hemsl. 1895; Goodyera sphingoides J.J.Sm. 1913; Orchiodes fumatum (Thwaites) Kuntze 1891; Peramium formosanum (Rolfe ex Hemsl.) Makino 1929

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Sikkim-Himalaya Part 1 King & Pantling 1898 drawing fide; Orchideologiae Sino-Japonicae Prodromus Schlechter 1919 as G caudatilabella; Orchideologiae Sino-Japonicae Prodromus Schlechter 1919 as G formosana; Orchids of Southern Ryukyu Islands Garay & Sweet 1974 drawing?; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 5 257- 320 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974 as Goodyera eberhardtii; Indian Orchids, Guide to Identification and Culture Pradhan 1976 drawing fide; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Orchid Genera in Thailand Vol VI Neottiodeae Seidenfaden 1978 drawing fide; A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon Vol 2 Dassanayake & Fosberg 1981 drawing fide; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo ok; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 true to photo not drawing; The Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing ok; Orchids of Vietnam, Illustrated survey, part 1 Averyanov 2008; 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; The Atlas of Wild Orchids in Hainan Island, China Shenyan and Junmei 2010 photo hmm; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos ok; A review on Spiranthoideae genera in Arunachal Pradesh Bulletin of Arunachal Forest Research 27 (1&2) : 1-33, Rao 2011; Flora Of Thailand Orchidaceae Vol 12 Part 1 Pedersen, Kurzweil, Suddee & Cribb 2011 drawing/photo fide; Turczaninowia 16(4):26-46 NEW AND RARE ORCHIDS (ORCHIDACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CAMBODIA AND LAOS Averyanov 2013 ; AOS Bulletin Vol 83 #8 2014 drawing fide; Orchids of Odisha Misra 2014 drawing fide; The Wild Orchids of Taiwan Lin & Wang 2014 photos fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide