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Goodyera macrantha / Benishusuran ベニシュスラン

Bloom time: July-August

Orchidaceae /


Species in the genus Goodyera:

Goodyera macrantha / Benishusuran
Goodyera schlechtendaliana / Miyamauzura
Goodyera velutiana / Akebonoshusuran
Goodyera velutiana f. albiflora / Shirobanaakebonoshusuran


Goodyera macrantha / Benishusuran ベニシュスラン

Goodyera macrantha is a perennial orchid species inhabiting evergreen forests; stems scrawl sideways, and their upper portions grow diagonally upwards to 4-10cm in height. Leaves, some in number, are of alternate phyllotaxis; approximately 3cm in length, their surface velvety, and some white spots exist along veins. Shoot apex generally sets two flowers roughly 3cm in size, red-tinged white. Flowers are semi-open, lips somewhat short, and the tips circularly curl down. Bloom time: July-August.




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