Goodyera malipoensis Q.X.Guan & S.P.Chen 2014TYPE Photo by Wen-Hui Rao and Goodyera malipoensis (Cranichideae, Orchidaceae), a new species from China: Evidence from morphological and molecular analyses Research Gate Website

Full shade Cool LATE Spring

Common Name The Malipo Goodyera [a town in Yunnan province of China]

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Yunnan Province of China in evergreen broadleaved forests in wet shady areas at elevations around 1500 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing terrestrial with a creeping rhizome giving rise to an erect stem carrying 3 to 5, spaced along the stem, abaxially brown green, adaxially greyish green with white-yellow reticulate venation, ovate-lanceolate, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, erect, peduncle light green, densely pubescent, 3.6 to 4.8" [9 to 12 cm] long, with 2 to 3 sterile bracts, rachis 1.6 to 3.2" [4 to 8 cm] long, 15 to 25 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, densely pubescent floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; ; *Phytotaxa 186(1):051060 Q.X.Guan & S.P.Chen November 2014 drawing/photo fide