Rohdea aurantiaca MD97-099 (syn. Tupistra)
A Far Reaches Botanical Conservancy Offering. Collected as Tupistra in 1997 in the Cangshan above Dali at 10,000'. Narrow evergreen keeled leaves create a dense clump. Flowers a basal persistent cudgel of green buds which open to small strange green flowers turning to amber drops with age which delight the botanically inclined.