Rhomboda abbreviata (Lindl.) Ormerod
  • Orchadian


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Rhomboda abbreviata (Lindl.) Ormerod. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000296454. Accessed on: 30 Oct 2020'

General Information

Plants 15-30 cm tall. Stem dark green, 4-5 cm, 3-5-leaved. Leaves abaxially pale green, sometimes tinged with red, adaxially dark green, ovate-lanceolate, 4-8 × 2-3 cm, apex acute to acuminate; petiole-like base and tubular sheath 1-2 cm. Peduncle 8-10 cm, with 2 or 3 sterile bracts; rachis 3-7 cm, laxly 8-12-flowered; floral bracts pinkish red, ovate, 7-10 × ca. 2.5 mm, shorter than to equal to ovary, margin ciliate, apex acuminate. Flowers half opening, obliquely resupinate, small; ovary and pedicel 9-11 mm, glabrous. Sepals greenish white, glabrous to sparsely pubescent, 1-veined; dorsal sepal broadly ovate, 2.5-3.5 × 1.5-2 mm, apex acute; lateral sepals spreading, ovate, slightly oblique, ca. 4 × 2.2 mm, apex acute. Petals white, ovate-lanceolate, oblique, sides unequal, 2.5-3.5 × 1.2-1.4 mm, glabrous, 1-veined, apex abruptly narrowed into a short apiculus; lip white, broadly ovate, cymbiform, 3-3.5 mm, obscurely 3-partite; hypochile concave-saccate, ca. 2.5 × 2-2.2 mm, containing 2 oblong-ellipsoid calli near base; carina low, forming a 2-laminate callus toward apex of hypochile; mesochile short and often indistinct, ca. 0.5 mm, margin involute; epichile obtriangular, ca. 1.2 × 0.8 mm, margin involute, apex truncate with acute corners and sometimes a small apiculate extension at center. Column ca. 2 mm. Fl. Aug-Sep.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Orchidaceae
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).