Neottia suzukii (Masam.) Szlach.1995

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Common Name Suzuki's Neottia - In China Wu Mao Dui Ye Lan

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Taiwan in humid forests at elevations of 800 to 2200 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with a ridged stem with a sheath towards the base and carrying 2, opposite, towards the middle of the stem, sessile, ovate to deltoid, acute apically, truncate, rounded below into the base leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a green to purple, pubescent becoming glabrous above, 1 to 4" [2.5 to 10 cm] long, laxly 10 to more than 20, flowered inflorescence with ovate-triangular, acute apically floral bracts.

Synonyms Listera deltoidea Fukuy. 1935; *Listera suzukii Masam. 1933; Listera uraiensis S.S.Ying 1977; Neottia deltoidea (Fukuy.) Szlach. 1995; Neottia uraiensis (S.S.Ying) Szlach. 1995;

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