Platanthera fujianensis B.H.Chen & X.H.Jin 2016

Photo by Chen Binghua

Partial shade Cold

Common Name The Fuijian Platanthera

Flower Size

Found in Fujian, Guandong and Guangmain provinces of China in evergreen, broadleaved forests at elevations around 800 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a round cylindrical tuber giving rise to an erect, gray-green stem without leaves that blooms in the later summer on an erect, 3.2 to 4" [8 to 10 cm] long, sparsely to 13 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide