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

Common Name The Japan Eleorchis

A rarely seen in nature or in cultivation, cold growing terrestrial orchid from Japan and Korea.

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; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as Eleorchis conformis

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