Peristylus lacertifer (Lindl.) J.J.Smith

in Bull. Fard. Bot. Buit. Ser. 3. 9. 23 (1927).


Choeradoplectron spiranthes Schauer in Nov. Act. Acad. Caes. Leop. Carol (1843).

Coeloglossum acuminatum Lindl. in Gen. Sp. Orch. 302 (1835).

Coeloglossum formosanum Hayata & Matsumura in Schlechter, Fed. Repert. Beih. 4: 127 (1919).

Coeloglossum lacertiferum Lindl. in Gen. Sp. Orch. Pl.: 302 (1835). (basionyme)

Gymnadenia tenuiflora Lindl. in Wall. Cat. N. 7055 (1829).

Habenaria lacertifera (Lindl.) Bentham in Fl. Hongkong.: 362 (1862).

Habenaria meyenii Merrill in J. Arnold. Arbor. 27: 67 (1937).

Peristylus chloranthus Lindl. in Kew Journ. Bot. 7. 37 (1855).

Peristylus spiranthes (Schauer) Hu in Chung Chi J., 13(2): 2 (1976).


Birmanie, Borneo, Chine, Hong Kong, Inde, Japon, Java, Laos, Malaisie, Philippines, Ryukyu, Sikkim, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thaïlande, Vietnam.

Borneo : Sarawak.

Chine : Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Sichuan, Yunnan.

Inde : Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, West Bengal.

Taiwan : Nan-t'ou.

Floraison : _______AS___. Altitude de 300 à 1300 m.

Description sommaire

Plante terrestre. Taille de 15 à 22 cm. Feuilles de 2 à 3, de 0-130 × 0-30 mm, elliptiques, ovales. Bractées lancéolées, ovales. Fleurs de 10 à 20, vertes. Eperon de 1 à 3 mm, scrotiforme. Sépale dorsal concave, oblong, ovale, de 2-4 × 1-2 mm. Sépales latéraux concaves, oblongs, ovales. Pétales elliptiques, ovales, de 2-3 × 1-2 mm. Labelle trilobé.


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