Herpysma longicaulis Lindl.
  • Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Herpysma longicaulis Lindl. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000981729. Accessed on: 04 Apr 2020'

General Information

Plants 18-30 cm tall. Stem stout, 5-8 mm in diam. Leaves several to many, elliptic-oblong to ovate-lanceolate, 5-10 × 2.8-3.5 cm, apex acute or acuminate; petiole-like base attenuate, 2-3 cm. Inflorescence 3-4 cm, many flowered; floral bracts oblong-lanceolate, 1.5-2 cm, longer than ovary, abaxially pubescent, apex acuminate. Flowers white; sepals and petals sometimes orange or pink above middle; ovary 1.2-1.5 cm including pedicel. Dorsal sepal ovate, cymbiform, 8-9 × 4-4.5 mm, apex acute and recurved; lateral sepals spreading, narrowly oblong, concave, 10-11 × 2-2.5 mm, apex obtuse. Petals narrowly rhombic-obovate, 9-10 × 4.5-4.7 mm, thinly textured, apex obtuse; lip reflexed above middle, slightly shorter than sepals, base with 2 crenate, erect lateral lobes, apex obtusely mucronate; spur pendulous, parallel to ovary, 7-10 mm. Fl. Aug-Sep.

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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    '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).