a chlorophyll-lacking saprophytic orchid species found in
Japanese-cedar forests or bamboo forests; the stem measures 2-3cm in
height and has some membranous ramenta on it. The shortened raceme
bears some flowers from the shoot apex in a bundled manner; the
peduncles, approximately 2cm, grow several times longer in the fruit
period. The flowers are dingy purplish-brown; the connate sepals are
cleft in three. Bloom time: September-October.