Galearis fauriei

Family Orchidaceae
Subfamily Orchidoideae
Tribe Orchideae
Scientific name Galearis fauriei (Finet) P.F. Hunt
Synonyms Chondradenia fauriei (Finet) Sawada ex Maekawa; Chondradenia yatabei Maximovicz ex Makino; Galeorchis chondradenia (Makino) Soó; Orchis chondradenia Makino; Orchis fauriei Finet; Orchis yatabei (Maximovicz ex Makino) Makino
Common name (Japanese common name) onoe-ran (オノエラン, 尾上蘭 [meaning: mountain top orchid])
(English common name) none
Distribution (Japan) Honshu (north of Central region)
(Other nations) none
Habitat Craggy place in alpine
Chromosomal number unknown
Description Plants 8-15cm tall. Leaves 5-12cm long, 1.5-4cm wide. Flowers white sepals 7-10mm long, lip petal 3.5mm wide, flowering in July to August. Terrestrial. Perennial plants.
Reference Galearis fauriei (Finet) P.F.Hunt
Galearis fauriei (Finet) P.F. Hunt
Note Native to Japan.

May 2006
at my home
May 2006
at my home

Photo by Madame Popow
June 2008
at Mt. Naeba