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

Drawing by Feng Jinhuan and The E Flora of China Website

Full shade Cold LATERSummer

Common Name The Yunnan Neottia - In China Yun Nan dui ye lan

Flower Size

Found in southeastern Yunnan Province of China in mixed forests at elevations around 2300 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect stem carrying 2, opposite, below the middle of the stem, sessile, ovate, acute to mucronate apically, slightly cordate below into the base leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, erect, pubescent, a single sterile bract, rachis 5.6" to 6.4" [14 to 16 cm] long, 24 to 35 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, nearly as long as the pedicel floral bracts.

Synonyms *Listera yunnanensis 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