Neottia meifongensis (H.J.Su & C.Y.Hu) T.C.Hsu & S.W.Chung 2009

Plant and Flowers in situ Taiwan Photos by The Plants of Taiwan Website

Full shade Cold LATESpring EARLY Summer

Common Name The Mei Feng Neottia [An area of Central Taiwan] - In China Mei feng dui ye lan

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in central Taiwan in forests at elevations of 2200 to 3300 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender, ridged stem carrying 2, opposite, at or just above the middle of the stem, sessile, broadly ovate to ovate-deltoid, acute, truncate-subcordate basally leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, 2.4 to 4.8" [6 to 12 cm] long, pubescent, with 1 to 3, ovate-lanceolate bracts, laxly 2 to 7 flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acute floral bracts

Synonyms *Listera meifongensis H.J.Su & C.Y.Hu 2000

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