Anoectochilus roxburghii (Wallich) Lindl.

in Gen. Sp. Orch. Pl.: 499 (1840).


Anoectochilus latomaculatus Blume in Coll. Orchid.: 50 (1859).

Anoectochilus lobbianus Planchon in Fl. Des Serres S. 1. 5: 519 (1849).

Anoectochilus setaceus Schltr. in Orchideen:Fig. 23-24 (1915).

Anoectochilus xanthophyllus Rolfe in Journ. Linn. Soc. 24. 170 In Syn. (1887).

Anoectochilus yungianus Hu in Quarterly Journal Of The Taiwan Museum. 24. 3. 4 (1971).

Chrysobaphus roxburghii Wallich in Tent. Fl. Nepal. 37:Fig. 27 (1826). (basionyme)

Zeuxine roxburghii (Lindl.) Hiroe in Orchid Flowers, 2: 68 (1971).

Anoectochilus xanthophyllus Planchon in Fl. Serres Jard. Eur. 5: 519 (1849).


Bangladesh, Bhoutan, Birmanie, Ceylan, Chine, Hong Kong, Inde, Japon, Laos, Népal, Sikkim, Thaïlande, Tibet, Vietnam.

Chine : Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang.

Inde : Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal.

Laos : Champasak, Houaphan, Khammouan.

Floraison : ____MJJASOND. Altitude de 305 à 1829 m.

Description sommaire

Plante terrestre. Taille de 10 à 30 cm. Feuilles de 2 à 4, de 15-35 × 10-30 mm, elliptiques, ovales. Bractées ovales. Fleurs de 2 à 15, blanches. Eperon de 2 à 7 mm, conique. Sépale dorsal ovale, de 6-7 × 2-4 mm. Sépales latéraux elliptiques, oblongs, de 6-7 × 2-3 mm. Pétales oblancéolés, de 7-8 × 1-2 mm.


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