Chamaegastrodia inverta (W.W.Sm.) Seidenf.
  • Nordic J. Bot.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Chamaegastrodia inverta (W.W.Sm.) Seidenf. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 29 Nov 2020'

General Information

Plants 5-15 cm tall. Rhizome stout, fleshy. Stem erect, pale brownish yellow, with a few brownish yellow sheathing scales. Inflorescence few to more than 10-flowered; rachis 2.5-5.5 cm; floral bracts ovate-lanceolate, 7-9 mm, slightly shorter than ovary, glabrous, apex acute. Flowers orange-yellow; ovary and pedicel brownish yellow, fusiform, 8-10 mm. Dorsal sepal connivent with petals, narrowly oblong, concave, ca. 4 × 1.2 mm, 1-veined, apex obtuse; lateral sepals ovate, oblique, falcate, ca. 4.5 × 1.8 mm, 1-veined, apex subacute. Petals linear to linear-lanceolate, falcate, ca. 4 × 0.5 mm, 1-veined, apex acute; lip T-shaped, 5-6 mm, 3-partite; hypochile slightly dilated, concave-saccate, ca. 1.5 mm, containing 2 domed calli near base; mesochile 2.5-3 mm, lacking external flanges; epichile transversely dilated, suboblong, 1.2-1.6 × ca. 4 mm, 2-lobed; lobes subquadrate, diverging at right angles to axis of lip, ca. 1.5 × 1.5 mm, margin minutely erose, apex truncate. Column short, with 2 triangular-falcate wings; anther ovoid, with 2 narrowly triangular-lanceolate lamellate lobes at base; rostellum erect, remnant bifid. Fl. Jul-Aug.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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