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Olantanthera florentii / Jinbaisou ジンバイソウ

Bloom time: August-September

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Species in the genus Olantanthera:

Olantanthera florentii / Jinbaisou


Olantanthera florentii / Jinbaisou ジンバイソウ

Olantanthera florentii is a perennial orchid found in forest beds; stems are somewhat thin, 20-40cm in height, and have green, vertical ridges. Leaves, 2 in number, each opposite at the base, are oblong, measuring 5-12cm in length, glossy, and the margins shrunk in a wavy way. On the stems, there exist some small-scale-like leaves in an alternate phyllotaxis way. Green flowers, 5-10 in number, bloom in a racemose arrangement on the stem tops. Sepals and petals are approximately 5cm in length, lips about 1cm, and spurs 1.5-2cm long, curving downwards. Bloom time: August-September.




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