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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 25 | Orchidaceae | Saccolabiopsis

1. Saccolabiopsis taiwaniana S. W. Chung, T. C. Hsu & T. Yukawa, Taiwan Quart. J. Forest Res. 28(3): 27. 2006.

台湾拟囊唇兰 tai wan ni nang chun lan

Stems abbreviated. Roots few, ca. 1 mm in diam. Leaves 3-5, pale green, obliquely lanceolate, 1.3-2 × 0.4-0.7 cm, leathery, obtusely bilobed. Inflorescence racemose, ca. 4 cm, curving, many flowered; peduncle generally shorter than rachis; rachis ca. 1 mm in diam., thickest at middle, 13-19-flowered. Flowers ca. 3 mm in diam., widely opening; sepals and petals slightly incurved, translucent green; lip white; anther cap yellowish. Dorsal sepal oblong-ovate, ca. 2 × 0.8 mm, obtuse; lateral sepals similar to dorsal sepal, slightly oblique. Petals oblong, slightly shorter than sepals, obtuse; lip broadly triangular, ca. 2 × 0.7 mm, margin entire, obtuse, concave. Column ca. 0.7 mm, with narrow apical wings. Seed capsule linear-cylindric, ca. 1.5 cm.

● Epiphytic on Beilschmiedia tsangii (Lauraceae) in broad-leaved forests in semishade; 400-500 m. Taiwan.


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