Neottianthe camptoceras (Rolfe ex Hemsl.) Schltr. 1919 Photo by Wu Zhanghua and The Flora of China Website

Common Name The Bent Horn Neottianthe

Flower Size

Found in western and southwestern Sichuan China in forests on grassy slopes at elevations of 2700 to 3100 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with subglose tubers giving rise to an erect stem carrying 2, basal, subopposite, elliptic to ovate-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms on a 1 to rarely 2 flowered inflorescence with a lanceolate, slightly shorter than the ovary floral bract.

Synonyms Amitostigma potaninii K.V.Ivanova 1950; Amitostigma potaninii f. macranthum K.V.Ivanova 1950; Galearis constricta (L.O.Williams) P.F.Hunt 1971; Galeorchis constricta (L.O.Williams) So 1966; Gymnadenia camptoceras (Rolfe ex Hemsl.) Schltr. 1919; *Habenaria camptoceras Rolfe ex Hemsl. 1892; Orchis constricta L.O.Williams 1938

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Gymnadenia cyrtoceras; Flora of China Vol 25 Orchidaceae Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide;