Epipactis royleana Lindl. 1840 Photo by Crustacare Bvba and the Crustacare Website

Part sun Cold to Cool

Common Name Royle's Epipactis - In China Luan Ye Huo Shao Lan

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Kirgystan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the western Himlayas, the Chinese Himalayas, Nepal and the eastern Himalayas in shady sites as a cool to cold growing terrestrial

Synonyms Amesia royleana (Lindl.) Hu 1925; Arthrochilium royleanum (Lindl.) Szlach.2003; Cephalanthera royleana (Lindl.) Regel 1879; Helleborine royleana (Lindl.) So 1927; Limodorum royleanum (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 Drawing fide;