Neottia oblata (S.C.Chen) Szlach. 1995

Drawing by Feng Jinhuan and E Flora of China Website

Full shade Cold

Common Name The ? Neottia - In China Yuan chun dui ye lan

Flower Size

Found in Chongqing China as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect stem with a sheath towards the base and carrying 2, opposite, borne at the middle of the stem, subcordate, basally slightly cordate, subacute, leaves with bract-like ovate-lanceolate leaflets up the stem into the similar floral bracts that blooms on a terminal, erect, pubescent, to 2.6" [to 6.5 cm] long, laxly 7 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Listera oblata S.C.Chen 1981

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