Platanthera dulongensis X.H.Jin & Efimov 2012

Plant in situ Nepal

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Common Name The Dulong Platanthera

Flower Size

Found in eastern Nepal and northwestern Yunnan province of China and eastern Nepal at elevations of 2100 to 2800 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a narrowly fusiform tuber giving rise to an erect, stem carrying on the middle of the stem, 1 to 2, narrowly linear-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the early fall on an erect, densely 10 to 35 flowered inflorescence with narrowly lanceolate, longer thna the flowers floral bracts

Synonyms Platanthera fugongensis Ormerod 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Taiwania, 58(1): 20-34, Orchidaceous Additions to the Flora of China (II) Ormerod 2013 as P fugongensis drawing fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;