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117. Ischnogyne Schlechter, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 12: 106. 1913.

瘦房兰属 shou fang lan shu

Authors: Xinqi Chen & Jeffrey J. Wood

Herbs, epiphytic or lithophytic. Rhizome creeping. Pseudobulbs borne close together, prostrate basally, cylindric, 1-leaved. Leaf lanceolate-elliptic, obtuse, thinly leathery, petiolate. Inflorescence synanthous to proteranthous, 1-flowered, erect; floral bracts persistent, shorter than ovary. Flowers white, lip with 2 purple spots at base and with a yellow blotch at base of mid-lobe, resupinate. Sepals free, linear-lanceolate; lateral sepals abruptly pouchlike and basally dilated. Petals linear; lip basally spurred, 3-lobed, ecallose; spur concealed by bases of lateral sepals. Column dilated and flattened apically, without stelidia, foot absent; pollinia 4, broadly obovoid, caudiculate; stigma cup-shaped. Capsule ellipsoid.

● One species: China.

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