!Aceratorchis tschiliensis Schltr.1922

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Common Name The Tschili Aceratorchis [A Province of China] - In China He Bei Kui Hua Lan

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Hebei, Shanxi, Qinghai and W Sichuan China on grassy or shrubby slopes at elevations of 3200 to 4100 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a short, underground rhizome giving rise to a single, basal, oblong-spathulate, sometimes spotted dark brown, distinctly tapering below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, glabrous, 6" [15 cm] long, racemose, 1 to 6 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Aceratorchis albiflora Schltr. 1922; Galeorchis albiflora (Schltr.) Grubov 1977; Galearis tschiliensis (Schltr.) P.J.Cribb, S.W.Gale & R.M.Bateman 2009; Orchis tschiliensis (Schltr.) So 1929

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 2 Part One Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2001 photo/drawing ok; Native Orchids of Shaanxi - Shaanxi Science & Technology Press 2007 drawing fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009 as Galerais tshillensis; Orchids of Huanglong Perner, Tang Si-Yuan 2007 photos fide;