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1. Sedirea subparishii (Z. H. Tsi) Christenson, Taxon. 34: 518. 1985.

短茎萼脊兰 duan jing e ji lan

Hygrochilus subparishii Z. H. Tsi, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 4: 267. 1982.

Stems 1-2 cm, with thick, slightly flattened, long roots. Leaves 3 or 4, nearly basal; leaf blade oblong or obovate-lanceolate, 5.5-19 × 1.5-3.4 cm, shallowly bilobed. Inflorescence to 10 cm, laxly several flowered; floral bracts ovate, 6-9 mm. Flowers fragrant, slightly fleshy, yellowish green, spotted with pale brown adaxially, whitish abaxially; pedicel and ovary ca. 2.5 cm. Sepals suboblong, 16-20 × 7-9 mm, abaxially narrowly winged, apex acute; lateral sepals slightly narrower. Petals subelliptic, 15-18 × ca. 6 mm, acute; lip movable, 3-lobed; lateral lobes erect, suborbicular, margins slightly serrate; mid-lobe narrowly oblong, ca. 6 × 1.2 mm, fleshy, abaxially beaked near apex, adaxially with a laterally compressed conic callus at base and a high lamella extending from base to apex; spur spreading forward, nearly parallel to mid-lobe, horn-shaped, ca. 1 cm, attenuate toward end. Column ca. 1 cm, base without a distinct foot, winged and with 2 apical teeth; rostellum elongate, lobules ca. 4 mm; stipe linear, often conduplicate, attenuate toward base; viscidium suborbicular. Fl. May.

● Epiphytic on tree trunks in forests; 300-1100 m. N Fujian, N Guangdong, NE Guizhou, SW Hubei, Hunan, NE Sichuan, Zhejiang.


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