Research Paper

New addition and observations of the orchid flora of Taiwan: Calanthe, Cheiostylus, Gastrodia, and Goodyera (Orchidaceae)

Tsan-Piao Lin

Published on: 19 August 2021

Page: 353 - 359

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2021.66.353

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2021 vol.66 no.3 pp.353-359


This report presents 1 new orchid from Taiwan, viz., Goodyera maculata T.P. Lin. New insights revealed a progenitor and progeny relationship between Cheirostylis chinensis and Che. takeoi. I also present trimorphic flowers of Calanthe lyroglossum and dimorphic Gastrodia flexistyla.

Keyword: Calanthe lyroglossum, Cheirostylis takeoi, dimorphic flower, Gastrodia flexistyla, Goodyera maculata, trimorphic flower