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1. Grosourdya appendiculata (Blume) H. G. Reichenbach, Xenia Orchid. 2: 123. 1868.

火炬兰 huo ju lan

Dendrocolla appendiculata Blume, Bijdr. 289. 1825; Sarcochilus hirtulus J. D. Hooker.

Stem inconspicuous. Leaves usually 3-6, basal; leaf blade falcate-oblong, 7-10 × 1.4-1.9 cm, somewhat fleshy, base attenuate, apex acute and unequally bilobed. Peduncle and rachis densely minutely black hispid; peduncles 2-5, 3-4 cm; rachis laxly 2- or 3-flowered; floral bracts ovate-triangular, very small, fleshy, abaxially hairy. Flowers small, yellow with brown spots; pedicel and ovary ca. 4 mm. Sepals ovate-oblong, ca. 3 × 2 mm, acute; lateral sepals: basal 2/3 of width adnate to column foot. Petals oblong, ca. 3 × 1 mm, obtuse; lip spurred, 3-lobed; lateral lobes erect, narrowly oblong, ca. 3 mm, rounded and curved backward; mid-lobe with a very small apical lobule and 2 erect basal lobules; basal lobules parallel to lateral lobes, but shorter and broader; spur ca. 3 mm, almost continuing line of column foot. Column ca. 2 mm, winged, foot ca. 0.5 mm. Fl. Aug.

Epiphytic on tree trunks in evergreen broad-leaved forests. C and W Hainan [India (Andaman Islands), Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam].


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