4. Holcoglossum quasipinifolium (Hayata) Schlechter, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 4: 285. 1919.
槽舌兰 cao she lan
Saccolabium quasipinifolium Hayata, Icon. Pl. Formosan. 2: 144. 1912.
Plants ascending. Stems ca. 5 cm. Leaves 6-10; blade subterete, 7-10 cm × ca. 3 mm, adaxially channeled; basal sheaths equitant. Inflorescence axillary, 6-10 cm, usually 1-5-flowered; peduncle 4-6 cm, with 2 or 3 tubular sheaths; floral bracts ovate, usually 6-7 mm. Flowers opening widely, white, tinged with pink and slightly spotted with brownish red on midvein of sepals and petals, tinged yellowish brown on lateral lobes of lip; pedicel and ovary ca. 2.5 cm. Dorsal sepal obovate-oblong, 10-16 × 4-6 mm, dorsally carinate, base contracted, apex obtuse; lateral sepals obliquely oblong or falcate-oblong, 12-17 × 6-8 mm, dorsally carinate, base contracted, apex acute. Petals slightly oblique, oblong-elliptic, 10-16 × 6-8 mm, dorsally slightly carinate, base contracted, apex obtuse; lip spurred, 3-lobed; lateral lobes erect, 5-6 mm; mid-lobe obovate-cuneate, 13-16 × 7-8 mm, with 5-7 crested lamellae near base, apical margin ± denticulate, apex truncate and retuse; spur cylindric, 1.2-1.8 cm × ca. 2 mm, narrowed toward tip, sometimes bent forward. Column ca. 6 mm. Fl. Feb-Apr.
● Epiphytic on tree trunks in mixed or coniferous forests; 1800-2800 m. Taiwan.