Chamaegastrodia vaginata (Hook.f.) Seidenf.
  • Nordic J. Bot.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Chamaegastrodia vaginata (Hook.f.) Seidenf. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 29 Nov 2020'

General Information

Plants 4-6 cm tall. Rhizome stout, fleshy. Stem erect, deep red, somewhat slender, with several dark red sheathing scales. Inflorescence 4-flowered; rachis 2-3 cm; floral bracts dark red, oblong-lanceolate, ca. 8 mm, slightly exceeding to subequal in length to ovary, apex subacute. Flowers deep red; ovary and pedicel brownish red, cylindric-fusiform, 6-8 mm. Dorsal sepal connivent with petals, ovate, concave, ca. 3 × 1.6 mm, 1-veined, apex subobtuse; lateral sepals ovate, oblique, ca. 3.2 × 1.6 mm, 1-veined, apex subobtuse. Petals narrowly oblong to oblong-lanceolate, ca. 3 × 0.8-1 mm, 1-veined, apex obtuse-acute; lip narrowly ovate to ovate-oblong, 3-3.5 × ca. 1.2 mm, base concave and with 2 sessile, elliptic calli, apex unlobed, acute to acuminate. Column stout, with 2 narrowly lanceolate wings toward apex; anther broadly ovoid, sessile; pollinia 2, attached to a narrowly oblong viscidium; rostellum subulate, curved slightly backward, remnant shortly bifid. Fl. 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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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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