Hemipilia cordifolia Lindl.

in Gen. Sp. Orch. Pl. 296 (1835).


Hemipilia bulleyi Rolfe in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 8: 27 (1913).

Hemipilia cruciata Finet in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 44. 421 (1897).

Hemipilia yunnanensis (Finet) Schltr. in Notes Bot. Gad. Edin. 5. 98 (1912).

Hemipilia yunnanensis Schltr. in Fedde, Repert. Nov. Sp. 9. 22 (1910).

Platanthera cordifolia Lindl. in Wall. Cat. 7047 (1832).

Hemipilia formosana Hayata in J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 30(1): 354 (1911).


Bhoutan, Birmanie, Chine, Inde, Népal, Taiwan, Tibet.

Chine : Sichuan.

Inde : Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh.

Taiwan : Chia-i, Hsin-chu, I-lan, Miao-li, T'ai-chung, T'ai-tung.

Floraison : ______JAS___. Altitude de 1500 à 3500 m.

Description sommaire

Plante terrestre. Taille de 15 à 30 cm. Feuille unique, de 55-85 × 45-68 mm, plus courtes que l'ovaire, ovales. Fleurs de 8 à 10. Sépale dorsal lancéolé, ovale. Sépales latéraux ovales, à apex obtus, de 5-6 × 3-4 mm. Pétales lancéolés, ovales, de 4-5 × 0-3 mm. Chromosomes : 2n=42.


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