Holcoglossum nujiangense X.H.Jin & S.C.Chen 2007 publ. 2008

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Plant and Flower

Photos by Martin Epicphal and The RVO's Orchid Talk Website

Common Name The Nujiang Holcoglossum [A Chinese Town in Yunnan Province] - In China Nu Jiang Cao She Lan

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in western Yunnan province of China on tree trunks in evergreen broad-leaved forests at elevations of 2500 to 3000 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with a pendulous stem carrying subterete, acuminate leaves that blooms in the spring on a lateral, 1 to 5 flowered inflorescence with ovate floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;