Neottia listeroides Lindl. 1839

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Common Name The Listera-Like Liparis - In China Gao Shun Niao Chao Lan

Flower Size up to .6" [up to 1.5 cm]

Found in Assam India, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, western Himalayas, Sikkim, China, Vietnam and Taiwan at elevations of 2900 to 3600 meters in humid, deciduous montane forests as a small to just medium sized, cold growing, reddish brown terrestrial with an erect, glabrous below, glandular-pubescent above stem with 3 to 4, loose, blunt, convolute sheaths and blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, 2.8 to 7.8" [7 to 19 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with oblong, acute to acuminate, pubescent, equalling the pedicel & ovary

Synonyms Listera lindleyana (Decne.) King & Pantl. 1898; Neottia dongrergoensis Schltr. 1924; Neottia lindleyana Decne. 1844; Nidus listerodes (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Sikkim-Himalaya Part 1 King & Pantling 1898 as Listera lindleyana drawing good; The Orchids of North-Western Himalaya Vol IX Part II Duthie 1906 as Listera lindleyana; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 5 257- 320 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1974; Indian Orchids, Guide to Identification and Culture Pradhan 1976 as Listera lindleyana drawing fide; Orchids of Kumaun Himalayas Pangtey, Samant and Rawat 1991; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 40 2000; Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002 drawing fide; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing fide; Orchids of Huanglong Perner, Tang Si-Yuan 2007 photos fide; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Orchidaceae Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo ok; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; LANKESTERIANA 15(1): 750. Jeewan Singh Jalal & J. Jayanthi 2015 photo fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;