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Cephalanthera falcata / Kinran キンラン

Bloom time: April-June

Orchidaceae /


Species in the genus Cephalanthera:

Cephalanthera longibracteata / Sasabaginran
Cephalanthera falcata / Kinran
Cephalanthera erecta / Ginran
Cephalanthera erecta var. subaphylla / Yuushunran


Cephalanthera falcata / Kinran キンラン


Cephalanthera falcata is a perennial orchid species inhabiting deciduous tree forests, with stems and ridges measuring 30-70cm in height. Leaves, 5-10 in number, embrace branches at bases, opposite, in the oblong shape, each 8-10cm in length. On the shoot apexes, C. falcata sets 3-12 bright yellow flowers; on their lips, there are some yellowish-brown ridges. Bloom time: April-June.



inserted by FC2 system