Goodyera henryi Rolfe 1896

Photo by Kew Collection

Another Inflorescence

Photo by Tsan-Piao Lin


Drawing by The E Flora of China Website

Full shade ColdLATE Summer EARLIERFall

Common Name Henry's Goodyera [Irish Plant Collector in China 1800's] - In China Guang e ban ye lan

Flower Size 5/8" [1.3 cm]

Found in the Kuril Island, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and China in damp places in forests at elevations of 400 to 2400 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with an ascending stem carrying 4 to 6, widely spaced to occasionally clustered towards the apex of the stem, green, without white markings, ovate to oblong, oblique, acute, rounded to cuneate below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the late summer and earlier fall on a terminal, erect, green, peduncle .4" [1 cm] long, rachis .4 to 1.4" [1 to 3.5 cm] long, subsecund, densely 3 to 9 flowered inflorecscence with lanceolate, glabrous, acuminate floral bracts

Synonyms Epipactis henryi (Rolfe) A.A.Eaton 1908; Goodyera foliosa var. maximowicziana (Makino) S.S.Ying 1990; Goodyera maximowicziana Makino 1909; Peramium maximowiczianum (Makino) Makino 1929

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchideologiae Sino-Japonicae Prodromus Schlechter 1919; Orchideologiae Sino-Japonicae Prodromus Schlechter 1919 as G maximowicziana; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Native Orchids of Taiwan Lin 1975 as G maximowicziana Drawing/photo fide; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Launert 1992 as G maximowicziana photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 3 Orchioideae [Part 2] Vanilloideae Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2003 photo fide; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo ok; Flora of China Vol 25 Orchidaceae Zhengyi, Raven and Duyuan 2009; AOS Bulletin Vol 79 #1 2010 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Orchidaceae Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven and Duyuan 2010; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide