All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 25 Page 165, 166 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 25 | Orchidaceae | Satyrium

1b. Satyrium nepalense var. ciliatum (Lindley) J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India. 6: 168. 1890.

缘毛鸟足兰 yuan mao niao zu lan

Satyrium ciliatum Lindley, Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 341. 1838; S. aceras Schlechter ex Limpricht; S. mairei Schlechter; S. setchuenicum Kraenzlin; S. tenii Schlechter; S. tschangii Schlechter.

Plants usually slender, 12-35 cm tall. Stem slender, 1- or 2-leaved. Leaves basal, lanceolate-oblong to narrowly ovate, 4-15 × 2-5 cm, apex acuminate to acute. Peduncle 6-17 cm; rachis 4-13 cm; floral bracts to 2 cm. Flowers usually hermaphroditic or rarely with stamen abortive or absent. Dorsal sepal 5-6 × ca. 1.3 mm; lateral sepals oblong-spatulate, 5-6 × ca. 1.5 mm. Petals narrowly oblong-oblanceolate, 4-5 × ca. 1.2 mm, margin often ciliate; spurs conic, 3-6 mm, shorter than ovary, stout, rarely saclike or absent altogether (in spurless or shortly spurred flowers, male organs reduced to varying degrees; in extreme cases column entirely pistillate and lip absent). Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.

Alpine Pinus forests, open forests, grassy slopes; 1200-4000 m. SW Guizhou, NW Hunan, SW and W Sichuan, S and SE Xizang, NW and SE Yunnan [Bhutan, India (Sikkim), Nepal].


Related Objects  
  • Illustration
  • Illustration

    Flora of China @
    Browse by
    Advanced Search

    Flora of China Home




     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |