Pogonia minor

Family Orchidaceae
Subfamily Vanilloideae
Tribe Pogoniinae
Scientific name Pogonia minor (Makino) Makino
Synonyms Pogonia japonica Reichenbach f. var. minor Makino; Pogonia minor (Makino) Makino forma pallescens (Nakai) Okuyama; Pogonia minor (Makino) Makino var. pallescens Nakai
Common name (Japanese common name) yama-toki-sou (ヤマトキソウ, 山朱鷺草 [meaning: mountain Japanese crested ibis weed])
(Chinese common name) xiao zhu lan (小朱兰)
(English common name) none
Distribution (Japan) Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu
(Other nations) Korea, China, Taiwan
Chromosomal number 2n=18
Description Plants electing 10-25cm tall. Leaves 3-7cm long, 4-12mm wide. Flowers pale purple, pink or white, sepals 1-1.5cm long, flowering in June to August. Terrestrial. Perennial plants.
Habitat Mountane open field or swamp.
Reference Pogonia minor (Makino) Makino
Pogonia minor (Makino) Makino
Karyotype in Pogonia japonica (Orchidaceae) in Khasan District, Primorye Territory, Russia
Comparisons with chromosome complements at mitotic metaphase in two artificial reciprocal hybrids between Pogonia minor and Pogonia japonica and between Pogonia minor and Pogonia ophioglossoides(Abstracts of the International Conference on "Evolutionary Botany of Certain Plant-Groups of the East Eurasian Floristic Element Related to Japanese Flora on the Basis of Chromosomes")
Note Rare species

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