Neottia microglottis (Duthie) Schltr. 1911

TYPE Drawing of Listera microglottis by Duthie The Plants Illustration Website

Full shade Cold Summer

Common Name The Small Lipped Neottia

Flower Size .28" [7mm]

Found in the western Himalayas and Bhutan at elevations of 1500 to 2000 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a firm, stout, pale yellow to white stem carrying 2 to 4, loose, obtuse, pale sheaths that blooms in the summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, glandular-pubescent, densely several to many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Archineottia microglottis (Duthie) S.C.Chen 1979; Holopogon microglottis (Duthie) S.C.Chen 1997; *Listera microglottis Duthie 1902

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchids of the North-Western Himalaya Duthie 1906 as Listera microglottis drawing fide; Indian Orchids, Guide to Identification and Culture Pradhan 1976 as Listera microglottis drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 40 pg 2492 - 2564 Brieger 2000 as Archineottia microglottis drawing fide; LANKESTERIANA 15(1): 750. Jeewan Singh Jalal & J. Jayanthi 2015; A Century of New Orchid Records in Bhutan Royal Government of Bhutan 2017 drawing/photo fide