Hemipilia chidori (Makino) Y. Tang, H. Peng 2015 Hemipilia sect. Ponerorchis Y. Tang & H. Peng 2015 Photos by Adriano and The Picasa Orchid Photo Website

Part Sun Cold LATE SpringSummer

Common Name Chidori's Hemipilia

Flower Size

Found in Honshu and Shikoku Japan in montane forests on trees in moss as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with oblique stems carrying a single long, oval leaf that blooms in the late spring and summer on a terminal, erect, 1 to 8 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Chusua chidorii (Makino) P.F.Hunt 1971; Gymnadenia chidorii (Makino) Makino 1901; *Habenaria chidorii Makino 1892; Orchis chidorii (Makino) Schltr. 1919; Ponerorchis chidorii (Makino) Ohwi 1936; Ponerorchis curtipes (Ohwi) J.M.H.Shaw 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 44 #9 1975; * Phylogeny and classification of the East Asian Amitostigma alliance (Orchidaceae: Orchideae) based on six DNA markers Ying Tang, Tomohisa Yukawa, Richard M Bateman, Hong Jiang & Hua Peng 2015

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