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6. Geodorum eulophioides Schlechter, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 17: 70. 1921.

贵州地宝兰 gui zhou di bao lan

Plants ca. 32 cm tall. Pseudobulbs tuberous, irregularly cylindric, ca. 2 cm in diam. Leaves 2, well developed at anthesis; petiole-like stalk enclosed in several sheaths. Inflorescence ca. 32 cm, taller than leaves; peduncle with 2 or 3 tubular sheaths; rachis pendulous, ca. 4.5 cm, densely many flowered; floral bracts narrowly lanceolate, lower ones ca. as long as flowers. Flowers rose-colored; pedicel and ovary ca. 10 mm. Sepals narrowly ligulate-oblong, 13-15 × 2-3 mm, apex apiculate; lateral sepals somewhat longer than dorsal sepal, slightly oblique. Petals suboblong, slightly oblique, 13-15 × 4.5-5 mm, apex apiculate; lip ovate, ca. 12 × 8 mm, concave to shallowly saccate at base, unlobed, margin undulate, apex subtruncate; disk papillate and thickened above middle. Column ca. 4.5 mm. Fl. Dec.

● Along valleys; ca. 600 m. S Guizhou (Luodian).

This species remains imperfectly known.


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