Odontochilus guangdongensis S.C.Chen, S.W.Gale & P.J.Cribb 2009

Photo by Li Lin


Common Name The Guangdong Odontochilus [A province of China] - in China Guang Dong Chi Chun Lan

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Guangdong and Hunan provinces of China in humus rich soils in foreests at elevations of 1300 to 1600 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing terrestrial without leaves that blooms in the later summer on an erect, to 10" [25 cm] long overall, rachis to 2.4" [6 cm] long, densely 4 to 9 flowered inflorescence with maroon, ovate-lanceolate, outer surface puberulent, acuminate, as long as the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Chamaegastrodia nanlingensis H.Z.Tian & F.W.Xing 2008

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