15. Cheirostylis jamesleungii S. Y. Hu & Barretto, Chung Chi J. 13(2): 13. 1976.
粉红叉柱兰 fen hong cha zhu lan
Plants ca. 11 cm tall. Rhizome creeping, olive-green, moniliform, 4-5 × 0.3-0.6 cm. Roots minute, in rows along rhizome internodes. Stem erect, ca. 1 cm, with 2 or 3 small leaves. Leaves subrosulate, reddish green with dark green reticulate veins, cordate, 3-8 × 3-8 cm, base truncate, apex acute. Inflorescence ca. 10 cm, slender, with 4 sterile bracts, sparsely villous; rachis less than 1 cm, 2- or 3-flowered; floral bracts pink, cymbiform, shorter than ovary, membranous, 1-veined. Flowers small; ovary and pedicel pink, ca. 5 × 2 mm, sparsely villous. Sepals green, tinged with pink, ca. 4 mm, basal 1/2 connate and forming a tube, outer surface villous at base; free apical lobes triangular, ca. 2 mm. Petals white, lanceolate, oblique, ca. 4 × 1 mm; lip white, ca. 5 mm, 3-partite; hypochile saccate, containing 2 2- or 3-lobed calli; mesochile short, margin incurved; epichile dilated, subrectangular, ca. 3 × 5 mm, 2-lobed; lobes subsquare, margin wavy to shallowly 5- or 6-dentate, teeth broad, truncate with obtuse tips. Column 1.5-2 mm; stelidia acuminate, ca. 0.8 mm; anther ovoid, ca. 1 mm, apex obtuse; viscidium ca. 1 mm; rostellum arms ca. 1 mm. Fl. Mar.
● Damp soils and mossy rocks, in shade by streams; ca. 600 m. Hong Kong.