Lecanorchis flavicans Fukuy. 1942 Photo by Yuji and The Okinawa-Kaeru Website


Common Name The Yellowish Lecanorchis - In Japan Sakishiima-sukeroku-ran

Flower Size 3.2" [8 cm]

Found in the Ryukyu Islands as a small sized, cool to cold growing mycoheterotrophic terrestrial with an elongate, simple to occasionally branched, erect, thin, dark brown stem with a few, remotely squamate, deltoid bracts that blooms on a to 12" [30 cm] long peduncle and a rachis that is 1" [2.5 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Lecanorchis flavicans var. acutiloba T.Hashim. 1989

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Southern Ryukyu Isands Garay & Sweet 1974