!Dactylostalix ringens Rchb.f. 1878Photo by Takato NATSU from Japan and his Japan Orchids Page

Plant and FlowerPhoto by Mark Clements

Common Name The Rigid Dactylostalix - In Japan - Ichiyou-ran

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in the far eastern Russia and Japan in montane forests as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial orchid that blooms in the spring on a 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Calypso bulbosa var japonica Max. 1905; Calypso japonica Maximova ex Kom. 1901; Dactylostalix maculosa Miyabe & Kudô 1915; Pergamena uniflora Finet 1900

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Pergamena uniflora; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992 photo fide;