Neottia papilligera Schltr. 1920

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Full shade Cold Summer

Common Name The Papilla Carrying Neottia - In China Ao chun niao chao lan

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found in the Russian far east, Manchuria, Korea and Japan as a small to medium sized, cold growing leafless terrestrial with an erect, pubescent stem carrying several, tubular sheaths that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, pubescent, to 10" [25 cm] long, rachis 4 to 6" [10 to 15 cm] long, glabrous to pubescent, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Neottia nidus-avis var. manshurica Kom. 1901; Neottia papilligera f. glaberrima Kitag. 1943

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