Neottia fangii (Tang & F.T.Wang ex S.C.Chen & G.H.Zhu) S.C.Chen, S.W.Gale & P.J.Cribb 2009

Drawing by Cai Shuqin and The E Flora of China Website

Full shade Cold Summer

Common Name Fang's Neottia - In China Shan chun dui ye lan

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in northwestern Sichuan province of China at elevations of 800 to 1000 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender stem with a single tubular sheath above the base and carrying 2 opposite, held beneath the middle of the stem, subsessile, ovate-orbicular, adaxially minutely puberulent, cuneate-subcordate into the base leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, to 8" [to 20 cm] long, pubescent, to 11 flowered inflorescence with subovate-oblong, sparsely pubescent on both sides floral bracts.

Synonyms *Listera fangii Tang & F.T.Wang ex S.C.Chen & G.H.Zhu 2002

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