Panisea yunnanensis 
  • S.C.Chen & Z.H.Tsi, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 2: 301 (1980)


This taxon is accepted by WCS higher taxonomy

General Description

Rhizome 2-3 mm in diam., densely covered with brown sheaths. Pseudobulbs tufted, borne 3-6 mm apart, dark green to brown when dry, narrowly ovoid to ovoid, 1.2-2 cm × 4-7 mm, thinly wrinkled, base conspicuously contracted, apex 2-leaved. Leaf blade narrowly oblong or oblong-lanceolate, 25-45 × 4-8 mm, papery, acute or obtuse; petiole 2-4 mm. Inflorescence 2-3 cm, 1- or 2-flowered, base embraced by several scarious sheaths; floral bracts ovate, 3-4 mm, scarious. Flowers white; pedicel and ovary 1.2-1.4 cm. Dorsal sepal narrowly ovate, 11-14 × 3.5-4.5 mm, 5-veined, acuminate; lateral sepals oblong-lanceolate, 11-14 × 2-2.5 mm, dorsally carinate, 3-veined. Petals similar to lateral sepals, but not carinate; lip oblong-spatulate, 11-14 × 3-4 mm, sometimes with slightly thickened veins, attenuate toward base, clawed at base, entire, margin slightly crisped, apex rounded, without lamellae and other appendages. Column 5-7 mm, winged. Fl. Nov-Dec.

Habitat

Epiphytic on trees or lithophytic on rocks in forests; 1200-1800 m.

Distribution

SE Yunnan [N Vietnam].

Distribution Map

 
  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Asia-Temperate China China South-Central
  • Hainan
  • Asia-Tropical Indo-China Vietnam

  Bibliography

  • 1 Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • 2 Song, X.Q., Meng, Q.W. & Luo, Y.B. (2007). New records of orchids from Hainan, China. Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 45: 324-328.
  • 3 Averyanov, L.V. & Averyanova, A.L. (2003). Updated Checklist of the Orchids of Vietnam: 1-101. Vietnam National University Publishing House, Hanoi.
  • 4 Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 5Xinqi, C. & Wood, J.J. Panisea. Flora of China 25, 333-334 (2009).

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