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Gymnadenia orchidis Lindley
Determined by: P. Ormerod, 25 Aug 2010
Xizang (Tibet): Jiangda (Gyamda) Xian. Ca. 21 km W of the city of Jiangda on highway 314 (to Changdu), then N on road to Yushu, Qinghai Province. Gravelly slopes along stream, flat Kobresia-Bistorta meadows, and slopes with dwarf Rhododendron (< 0.5 m tall) and Sibiraea. 31°34'29"N, 98°3'19"E; 4000-4100 m.
Shrubby slope. Common. Flowers variable: creamy white with brownish orange tinge on upper sepal, or pink.
D. E. Boufford, B. Bartholomew, D. A. Eaton, X. H. Li, R. H. Ree, B. Xu, J. P. Yue, J. W. Zhang & X. X. Zhu
41736 3 August 2009

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