Lecanorchis hokurikuensis Masam. 1963

Inflorescence Photos by Madame Popow.


Common Name The Hokuriku Leanorchis - In Japan hokuriku muyo-ran [meaning: Hokuriku non-leafed orchid (Hokuriku = an old name of Ishikawa Prefecture and neigbouring area)]

Flower Size

Found in Japan in wet montane forests as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing mycoheterotrophic terrestrial that blooms in the late spring and summer

I am assured by Natsui that this indeed is a separate species even though Kew lumps them together.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Lecanorchis hokurikuensis f. kiiensis (Murata) Seriz. 2005; Lecanorchis japonica var. hokurikuensis (Masam.) T.Hashim. 1990

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;