Neottia kuanshanensis H.J.Su 2009

Plant and Flowers in Situ Taiwan

Photos by Kuo-Chu Yueh and his Flickr Photo Website


Common Name The Kuanshan Neottia

Flower Size

Found in south central Taiwan in forests at elevations of 2600 to 2700 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with a rhizome giving rise to an erect, slender stem carrying 2, opposite, at the middle of the stem, deltoid to ovate suborbicular, membraneous, acute, broadly truncate below into the subsessile base leaves that blooms in the later summer on an erect, terminal, peduncle pubescent, provided with 2 sterile bracts, rachis 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, pubescent, laxly 3 to 7 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acute, less than half as long as the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms *Listera kuanshanensis H.J.Su 1999

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