Goodyera wolongensis K.Y.Lang 1984

Photo by Tian Huaizhen


Drawing by The e Flora of China Website

Full shade ColdLATER Summer

Common Name The Wolong Goodyera [Town in China] - In China Wo long ban ye lan

Flower Size

Found in western Sichuan province of China in Abies forests at elevations around 2700 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with an ascending, 3 to 4 leaved stem carrying spaced along the stem, green without white markings, ovate, acute, rounded below into the petiolate base leaf and the tubular sheath that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, erect, green, pubescent, peduncle 2.8 to 4" [7 to 10 cm] long, rachis 1.4 to 2.4" [3.5 to 6 cm] long, subdensely 12 to 18 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, longer than the ovary, pubescent floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Duyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Duyuan 2010 darwing fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide