Oreorchis bilamellata Fukuy. 1934

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Common Name The Bilamellate Oreorchis - In China Da Ba Shan Lan

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in central and southern Taiwan in shady, humid forests at elevations of 2000 to 3000 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with ovoid to globose, 2 to 3 noded pseudobulbs in a chain and carrying a single, apical, linear, plicate, gradually tapering basally into the indistinct, petiolate-like base leaf that blooms in the later spring on an erect, to 20" [50 cm] long, laxly 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence with 3 to 4 sheaths and lanceolate floral bracts

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms Tainia bilamellata (Fukuy.) S.S.Ying 1977

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009;