|Highest peak||Moxiao ()|
|location||Fujian ( PR China )|
It has an area of 60 km² and is surrounded on two sides by the sea. The mountain range consists of 54 peaks. The main peak Moxiao is high.
According to a legend, the name of the mountain goes back to an old woman who grew orchids in the seclusion of the great emperor Yao . When she achieved immortality, she flew up to heaven.
In the Taimu Mountains are the Yuhu Straw Hall and the Xuanji Cave, where the philosopher Zhu Xi retired. Another cave is the Sanfuyao Dong; the cave where you have to bend down three times as it is so low.
- An occasional reading is Tailaoshan or Tailao Shan.