Platanthera yadongensis X.H.Jin & W.T.Jin 2013 publ. 2014

Photo by Jin Xiaohua

Common Name The Yadong Platanthera

Flower Size

Found in eastern Nepal and southern Tibet at elevations around 4000 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a rhizome giving rose to an erect, stem provided with 3 basal sheaths and carrying 3 to 4 leaves, largest at the base, oblong-oval to lanceolate leaves that blooms in the late summer on an erect, 3.2 to 4.8" [8 to 12 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with lineqar-lanceolatelonger than the flowers 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