Amitostigma keiskei Schltr. 1919

Plant and Flowers in situ JapanPhotos courtesy of Natsui from Japan and his Japan Orchids Page


Amitostigma keiskei'Dainisyou'

Amitostigma keiskei 'Hakuhou' Photos courtesy of Rogier van Vugt and his Orchid webpage

Common Name Keiske's Amitostigma [Japanese Botanist late 1800's] - In Japan Iwa-Chidori

Flower Size .25" [4mm]

Found on Honshu Island of Japan as a miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial or lithophyte and blooms in the spring

Synonyms *Gymnadenia gracilis var. keiskei Finet 1900; Gymnadenia keiskei Maxim. 1879; Gymnadenia keiskei var. kinoshitai Makino 1903; Orchis keiskei (Schltr.) So 1929

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 4 193 to 256 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1973;