Grosourdya vietnamica (Aver.) Kumar & S.W.Gale 2018

Side View of flower

Photos by Li Jianwu


Common Name The Vietnamese Grosourdya

Flower Size

Found in Yunnan province of China and Vietnam in limestone mountains at elevations of 500 to 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing twig epiphyte with a short stem carrying 2 to 4, 2 ranked, oblong, slightly falcate leaves that blooms in the later winter and spring on an axillary, descending,short, thickening towards the rachis apex, shorter than the leaves, densely 3 to 10 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Theana vietnamica Aver. 2012

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;