Oreorchis porphyranthes Tuyama 1975

Plants and flowers in situ Nepal Photos by Cedric Basset and his Asian Flora Website

Part sun Cold LATE Spring

Common Name The Purple Oreorchis

Flower Size

Found in central Nepal at elevations around 3900 meters as a cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the late spring on an erect, few to several flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination So please use with caution!!


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 25 1520 - 1584 Brieger 1991