Epipactis thunbergii forma flava

Family Orchidaceae
Subfamily Epidendroideae
Tribe Neottieae
Subtribe Limodorinae
Scientific name Epipactis thunbergii A. Gray forma flava Ohwi
Synonyms (Synonyms of Epipactis thunbergii A. Gray)
Epipactis gigantea Douglas ex Hooker var. manshurica Maximowicz ex Komarov; Epipactis thunbergii A. Gray var. manshurica (Maximowicz ex Komarov) T. Tang & F.T. Wang; Helleborine thunbergii (A. Gray) Druce; Limodorum thunbergii (A. Gray) Kuntze
Common name (Japanese common name) kibana-kaki-ran (キバナカキラン, 黄花柿蘭 [meaning: yellow flower persimmon orchid])
(English common name) helleborine
Distribution (Japan) Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu
(Other nations) Russia (Amur River, Sakhalin, Kuril Islands), Korea, China
Habitat Wet field, swamp.
Chromosomal number 2n=40
Description Plants electing 30-70cm tall. Leaves 6-13cm long, 3-5cm wide. Flowers yellow sepals ca. 12-15mm long, flowering in June to July. Terrestrial. Perennial plants.
Reference Epipactis thunbergii A.Gray 1856
Epipactis thunbergii A. Gray
Japanese Orchid

June 2010
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June 2010
at my home
June 2010
at my home