Odontochilus putaoensis (Orchidaceae), a new record and key to the genus for China

Sun M., Jin Y., Huang J., Kumar P. & H.Z. Tian

Published on : 16-Oct-2021

DOI : https://dx.doi.org/10.22244/rheedea.2021.31.03.11


Odontochilus putaoensis X.H.Jin, L.A.Ye & A.T.Mu, a jewel orchid hitherto known only from Myanmar and Laos, is recorded from China for the first time. A detailed morphological description and a colour figure are provided, together with information on habitat, distribution and tentative conservation status. An updated identification key to the genus Odontochilus in China is also provided.