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3. Tainia hongkongensis Rolfe, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew. 1896: 195. 1896.

香港带唇兰 xiang gang dai chun lan

Ania hongkongensis (Rolfe) Tang & F. T. Wang; Ascotainia hongkongensis (Rolfe) Schlechter.

Pseudobulbs ovoid, 1-2 cm in diam., sheathing when young. Petiole 13-16 cm, slender, base with 1 tubular sheath ca. 6 cm; leaf blade oblong, ca. 26 × 3-4 cm, plicate, apex acuminate. Inflorescence erect; peduncle to 50 cm, ca. 3 mm in diam., with 4 tubular sheaths below inflorescence; rachis to 15 cm, laxly several flowered; floral bracts narrowly lanceolate, 6-12 mm, membranous, long acuminate. Flowers: pedicel and ovary purplish brown, sepals and petals yellowish green with purplish brown spots and stripes, lip white with yellowish green stripes, anther cap with 2 purple cornute appendages, column white, tinged with purple; pedicel and ovary ca. 15 mm. Sepals similar, oblong-lanceolate, ca. 20 × 2.2-3.5 mm, 5-veined, acuminate; lateral sepals adnate to column base. Petals obovate-lanceolate, ca. 20 × 3 mm, 5-veined, base contracted, apex acuminate; lip obovate, ca. 11 × 6 mm, ± embracing column below middle, spurred at base, entire, mucronate; disk with 3 narrow lamellae; spur projecting beyond base of lateral sepals, suboblong, ca. 3 × 2.5 mm. Column ca. 7 mm, slightly dilated toward apex. Fl. Apr-May.

Wooded slopes or open places in hilly areas; 100-500 m. S Fujian, S Guangdong [Vietnam].


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