11. Crepidium sichuanicum (Tang & F. T. Wang) S. C. Chen & J. J. Wood, Fl. China. 25: 233. 2009.
四川沼兰 si chuan zhao lan
Basionym: Malaxis sichuanica Tang & F. T. Wang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 26: 239. 1988.
Plants terrestrial. Stem erect, ca. 11 cm tall. Pseudobulbs ?subglobose. Leaves 3, erect to spreading, approximate, suboblong to oblong-lanceolate, 5-6 × ca. 1.3 cm, obscurely sheathing-petiolate, apex obtuse to acuminate. Inflorescence ca. 12-flowered, 6-7 mm wide; peduncle ca. 12 cm, narrowly winged; rachis ca. 2 cm; floral bracts spreading, narrowly lanceolate, ca. 3 mm. Flowers yellowish, ca. 5 mm in diam.; pedicel and ovary ca. 4 mm. Dorsal sepal oblong, ca. 4 × 1.2 mm, 3-veined, apex obtuse; lateral sepals broadly elliptic-oblong, ca. 3 × 2.2 mm, 3-veined, apex obtuse to rounded. Petals oblong, almost as long as dorsal sepal, ca. 1 mm wide; lip ovate-sagittate in outline, ca. 5.5 cm (including basal auricles), ca. 3.5 mm wide above middle, somewhat concave and glandular-pilose at center, apex narrowed, 2-lobed, lobes ca. 1 mm; basal auricles obliquely ovate, acute, 1.2-1.5 mm. Column fleshy, ca. 1 mm, glabrous; anther cap oblate, ca. 1 mm wide. Fl. Jul.
● Terrestrial on roadsides; 1000-1200 m. C Sichuan (Guanxian).