Habenaria linearifolia Maxim.1859

Inflorescence Photos by Orchid Society of China Website

EARLY

Common Name The Linear Leaved Habenaria - In China Xian Ye Shi Zi Lan

Flower Size 1.45" [3.6 cm]

Found in eastern Russia, Japan, Korea and Anhui, north Fujian, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Mongol, Shangdong and Zhejiang provinces of China in forests and grasslands along valleys at elevations of 200 to 1500 meters as a cold growing terrestrial with ovoid to globose, fleshy tubers giving rise to an erect, terete stem with 4 to 7, below the middle, linear, amplexicaul sheathing, acuminate apically leaves that blooms in the summer and early fall on an erect, glabrous, 2 to 6.4" [5 to 16 cm] long, 8 to 20 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, shorter than the ovary, long acuminate apically floral bracts

Synonyms Fimbrorchis linearifolia (Maxim.) Szlach. 2004; Fimbrorchis linearifolia subsp. schindleri (So) Szlach. 2004; Habenaria linearifolia f. integrifolia Ohwi 1933; Habenaria linearifolia subsp. schindleri So 1929

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing ok;

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