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174. Saccolabiopsis J. J. Smith, Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 2. 26: 93. 1918.

拟囊唇兰属 ni nang chun lan shu

Authors: Xinqi Chen & Jeffrey J. Wood

Herbs, epiphytic, monopodial, small. Stems short. Leaves few, oblong-lanceolate, obtusely bilobed. Inflorescence lateral, slender, laxly many flowered, racemose, rarely subpaniculate, producing flowers at intervals; peduncle slender, sometimes thickened and angled near apex; floral bracts minute. Flowers minute, thinly textured. Sepals and petals ringent. Lip firmly adnate to base of column, saccate or spurred, with a wide, broad opening, lacking interior ornamentation. Column small, cylindric, foot absent; stigma large; anther cap cucullate; pollinia 2, each completely divided into very unequal halves on a long, slender stipe.

Fifteen species: from the Himalayas and China south to Thailand, through the Malay Archipelago, east to New Guinea and Australia; two species (both endemic) in China.

1 Lip entire, ca. 0.7 mm wide.   1 S. taiwaniana
+ Lip shallowly 3-lobed, ca. 1.5 mm wide.   2 S. wulaokenensis

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