Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその周辺の野生植物

 

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Orchidaceae /
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The other species in the genus Neofinetia:


Neofinetia; a monotypic genus - a genus without any other kind of species in it.













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Neofinetia falcata / Fuuran (Furan) フウラン

 
Neofinetia falcata, known to orchid enthusiasts around the world, might be thought to exist everywhere in Japan but not. The Ministry of Environment of Japan designates this as a CR(critically endangered), Shimane RDB listing it as a DD, and thirty-two prefectures out of forty-seven listing in their RDB as an endangered species, ranging from DD to CR+EN. This orchid plant occurs on trunks, branches, and rocky cliffs.
                     
         
                     

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