1. Conchidium muscicola (Lindley) Rauschert, Feddes Repert. 94: 444. 1983.
网鞘蛤兰 wang qiao ge lan
Dendrobium muscicola Lindley, Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 75. 1830; D. parviflorum D. Don; Eria muscicola (Lindley) Lindley; Pinalia muscicola (Lindley) Kuntze.
Plants 3-4 cm tall, glabrous. Pseudobulbs congested, depressed globose, discoid, 5-6 × 4-6 mm, covered by reticulate membranous sheaths, apex 2- or 3-leaved. Leaf blade oblanceolate or spatulate, 10-20 × 3-4 mm, thinly papery, with 7 or 8 main veins, apex acute or rounded and apiculate; petiole 3-4 cm. Inflorescence (2-)5- or 6-flowered; floral bracts lanceolate, ca. 5 mm, acuminate. Flowers pale green, small; pedicel and ovary ca. 2 mm. Dorsal sepal lanceolate, ca. 4 × 1 mm, acuminate; lateral sepals ovate-lanceolate, slightly falcate, ca. 4 × 3 mm, acuminate; mentum small or indistinct, apex obtuse. Petals lanceolate, ca. 3.5 × 1 mm, acuminate; lip subelliptic, ca. 3 × 1 mm, entire, acuminate, contracted on both sides near middle, crenulate on apical margin; disk with 2 basal calli, central part with 3 veins running to near apex and lateral ones slightly thickened at base. Column less than 1 mm, foot ca. 2.5 mm. Capsule oblong-cylindric, ca. 4 × 2 mm; fruiting pedicel very short. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Oct. 2n = 18, 36.
Epiphytic on trees or lithophytic on rocks in evergreen broad-leaved forests; 1800-2800 m. S Yunnan [Bhutan, NE India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, ?Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam].