Neottia pinetorum (Lindl.) Szlach. 1995

Photo by laqlf@vh.ac.cn and China Orchid Photo Website

Full shade coolCold LATE Spring EARLY Summer

Common Name The Pine-Wood Growing Neottia - In China Xi Zang Dui Ye Lan

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the eastern and Chinese Himalayas and Nepal in shady, moist, humus rich locales in dense forests at elevations of 1400 to 3600 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a slender stem carrying 2, near the middle, cordate, broadly ovate to ovate-deltoid, slightly crisped at the margins, broadly cuneate to subcordate and sessile basally leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a terminal, erect, pubescent, racemose, laxly 4 to 7 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate bracts

Synonyms Diphryllum pinetorum (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Listera brachybotryosa Tang & F.T.Wang 1951; *Listera pinetorum Lindl.1857; Listera puberula var. maculata (Tang & F.T.Wang) S.C.Chen & Y.B.Luo 1999; Listera savatieri var maculata Tang & F.T.Wang 1951; Neottia brachybotryosa (Tang & F.T.Wang) Szlach.1995;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Vol 22 Hooker 1893 as Listera pinetorum drawing ok; The Orchids of Sikkim-Himalaya Part 1 King & Pantling 1898 as Listera pinetorum drawing fide; Die Orchideen #5 17-20 tafel 6 Rudolph Schlechter 1971 photo ok; Orchids of Kumaun Himalayas Pangtey, Samant and Rawat 1991 as Listera pinetorum; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide as Listera puberula; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002 as Listera pinetorum; Native Orchids of Shaanxi Shaanxi Science & Technology Press 2007 drawing fide as Listera puberula; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 as Listera pinetorium drawing ok; Orchids of Huanglong Perner, Tang Si-Yuan 2007 as Listera puberula photos fide; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 as Listera pinetorum photo fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 as Listera puberula photo ok; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 as Listera puberula var maculata photo good; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009;

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