Neottia brevilabris Tang & F.T.Wang 1951

Drawing by Liu Chunrong and The E Flora of China Website

Full shade Cold Spring

Common Name The Short Lipped Neottia - In China Duan chun niao chao lan

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Chongquin province of China at elevations around 1800 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a leafless stem carrying 6 tubular sheaths that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, erect, pubescent above, rachis to 1.6" [4 cm] long, densely more than 120 flowered inflorescence with linear-lanceolate, glabrous, 1 veined, obtuse floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Orchidaceae Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Orchidaceae Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide