5. Goodyera bomiensis K. Y. Lang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16(4): 128. 1978.
波密斑叶兰 bo mi ban ye lan
Plants terrestrial, 19-30 cm tall. Rhizome short. Stem erect, less than ca. 1 cm, 3-6-leaved. Leaves rosulate at base of stem, abaxially pale green, adaxially green with white venation and irregular markings, ovate to ovate-orbicular, 1.8-3.2 × 1.3-2.5 cm, base cordate, rounded, or broadly cuneate, apex obtuse or acute; petiole-like base and tubular sheath extremely short, ca. 0.5 cm. Peduncle green, 14-18 cm, pubescent, with 3-5 sterile bracts; rachis 3-10 cm, laxly 8-20-flowered, secund; floral bracts ovate-lanceolate, 5-6 mm, apex acuminate. Flowers opening weakly, white or pale yellowish white, small; pedicel and ovary fusiform, 4-7 mm, pubescent. Sepals white and sometimes tinged pale brown at base, 1-veined; dorsal sepal narrowly ovate, 3-3.5 × 1.5-2 mm, outer surface sparsely pubescent at base, apex obtuse; lateral sepals narrowly elliptic, 3.5-4 × 1.5-2 mm, glabrous, apex obtuse. Petals white, rhombic-oblanceolate, oblique, 3-3.8 × 1-1.2 mm, 1-veined, apex obtuse; lip ovate-elliptic, 3.5-4 × 2-2.5 mm; hypochile concave-saccate, with a solitary longitudinal ridge toward base and sparsely papillose on midvein inside; epichile ligulate, cymbiform, ca. 1.5 mm, apex obtuse, recurved. Column 1.8-2 mm; rostellum ca. 1.3 mm, remnant deeply bifid. Fl. May-Sep, fr. Jul-Aug. 2n = 30*.
● Mixed evergreen and broad-leaved forests, damp places in Abies forests; 900-3700 m. W Hubei, N Taiwan, E Xizang, Yunnan.