Goodyera biflora

Family Orchidaceae
Subfamily Orchidoideae
Tribe Cranichideae
Subtribe Goodyerinae
Scientific name Goodyera biflora (Lindley) Hooker f.
Synonyms Georchis biflora Lindley; Epipactis biflora (Lindley) A.A. Eaton; Epipactis macrantha (Maximowicz ex Regel) A.A. Eaton; Epipactis pauciflora (Schlechter) Hu; Goodyera biflora var. macrantha (Maximowicz ex Regel) T. Hashimoto; Goodyera macrantha Maximowicz ex Regel; Goodyera pauciflora Schlechter; Peramium macranthum (Maximowicz ex Regel) Makino
Common name (Japanese common name) beni-shusu-ran (ベニシュスラン, 紅繻子蘭 [meaning: red beautiful cloths orchid])
(Chinese common name) da hua ban ye lan (大花斑葉蘭)
(English common name) none
Distribution (Japan) Honshu (west of Kanto region), Shikoku, Kyushu
(Other nations) Korea, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Nepal, India
Habitat Mountane evergreen forest
Chromosomal number 2n=28
Description Plants 4-10cm tall. Leaves 2-4cm long, 1-2cm wide. Flowers white and pale red ca. 3cm long, lip 1.7-2cm long, flowering in July to August. Terrestrial. Perennial plants.
Reference Goodyera biflora (Lindley) J. D. Hooker
Goodyera biflora (Lindl.) Hook.f. 1890
Goodyera biflora (Lindl.) Hook. f.
Goodyera biflora Hook. f.
A Preliminary Report on the Symbiotic Germination of Nine Japanese Terrestrial Orchids
An enumeration of the orchids of Northwestern Himalaya

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