Goodyera yangmeishanensis T.P.Lin 1977 Photo by Max

Full shade Hot Warm Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Yangmei Goodyera [A town In Taiwan] - in China Xiao Xiao Ban Ye Lan

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Guangdong province of China and Taiwan in forests in shady, damp locations at elevations of 300 to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with an ascending stem carrying 3 to 5, well spaced along the stem, abaxially green, adaxially green with white reticulation and sometimes with a white stripe on the midvein, ovate to oblong-lanceolate, acute, rounded below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, red to reddish brown, sparsely pubescent, subsecund, 1.6 to 3.2" [4 to 8 cm] long, subdensely many flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms Goodyera shixingensis K.Y.Lang 1996

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide