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Ponerorchis chusua (D.Don) Soó
FOC
Yunnan: Zhongdian (Xianggelila) Xian. Haba Xue Shan (Haba Snow Mountain). N facing slope near Yügutu. Abies- Picea-Larix forest with several species of mixed evergreen Rhododendron, including R. arboreum (mostly stump sprouts - original trees cut for firewood) and R. wardii. 27°22'40"N, 100°4'36"E; 3780-3930 m.
Near stream in meadow like area near Juniperus. Stem greenish purple; leaves green, margins purple; tepals purple; lip pale purple with dark purple spots, throat with two dark spots at opening. Initially identified as Chusua pauciflora (Lindley) P. F. Hunt by Paul Ormerod, 20 August 2001.
David E. Boufford, Jiahui CHEN, Susan L. Kelley, Richard H. Ree, Hang SUN, Bo XU, Ji-Pei YUE, Liangliang YUE, Dacai. ZHANG & Weidong ZHU
35081 22 July 2006
 
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