Lecanorchis thalassica T.P.Lin 1987

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Plant and Flowers in situ Taiwan

Photos by Gastrodia and His Orchid Blog Website


Common Name The Lecanorchis - In China Hui Lu Yu Lan

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in central Taiwan in broad leaved forests at elevations of 1400 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, cool growing mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with an ascending rhizome giving rise to an erect, reddish brown, black spotted, unbranched stem with several dark brown sheaths that blooms in the later spring on an erect, terminal, 1.2" to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, 4 to 10 flowered inflorescence with persistent, ovate floral bracts.

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


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001 Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009;