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5. Geodorum esquirolei Schlechter, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 17: 69. 1921.

西南地宝兰 xi nan di bao lan

Plants ca. 23 cm tall. Pseudobulbs tuberous, rotund, ca. 1.5 cm in diam. Leaves 2, not fully developed at anthesis, narrowly elliptic, ca. 20 × 4 cm, sheathing at base, apex acuminate. Inflorescence erect, shorter than or subequal in height to leaves; peduncle with 3 scattered sheaths; rachis pendent, short, densely 7-10-flowered; floral bracts lanceolate, lower ones slightly exceeding flowers, upper ones shorter, apex acuminate. Flowers rose-colored; pedicel and ovary cylindric, ca. 8 mm. Sepals oblong, ca. 15 mm, shortly or long acuminate; lateral sepals oblique. Petals ovate, oblique, ca. 14 mm, wider than sepals, apex apiculate; lip orbicular-ovate, ca. 13 × 8.5 mm, shallowly saccate at base, 3-lobed, apex obtuse or retuse; disk with a callus composed of 3 short, fleshy, longitudinal ridges near base, middle ridge somewhat rugulose toward apex. Column short, ca. 5 mm. Fl. Jun.

● Grasslands; ca. 800 m. Guizhou.


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