Neottia nipponica (Makino) Szlach. 1995

Plant and Flowers in situ Japan

Plant in situ Japan Photos by Prof. Summer's Web Garden Website

Full shade Cold LATE SpringSummer

Common Name The Japan Neottia - In Japan miyama futaba-ran [high mountain Twin leaved Orchid]

Flower Size

Found in eastern Siberia, Japan and Korea in subalpine conifer forest as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 2, near the ground but not adpressed, opposite, cordate, acute, sessile leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on a terminal, erect, 3 to 8" [7.5 to 20 cm] long, laxly few to several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Listera brevidens Nevski 1936; Listera cordata var. nipponica (Makino) M.Hiroe 1971; *Listera nipponica Makino 1905; Listera smallii var. nipponica (Makino) T.Hashim. 1987; Ophrys nipponica (Makino) Makino 1929

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;