!Eleorchis japonica [A. Gray]Maekawa 1935 Photo courtesy of Robert Yanetti

Common Name The Japan Eleorchis

A rarely seen cultivated or in nature, cold growing terrestrial orchid from Japan.

Synonyms *Arethusa japonica A. Gray 1858-9; Bletia japonica [A. Gray] Schlechter 1911; Eleorchis conformis Maek. 1935

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965;