Hemipilia kinoshitae (Makino) Y.Tang, H.Peng & T.Yukawa 2015 Hemipilia sect. Ponerorchis Y. Tang & H. Peng 2015

Plant and Flowers in situ Japan

Photos courtesy of Natsui from Japan and his Japan Orchids Page

Common Name Kinoshita's Hemipilia - In Japan Koani-Chidori

Flower Size .25" [8mm]

Found on Hokkaido and Honshu Island of Japan and the Kuril islands of Russia in montane forests as a miniature to small sized, cold growing terrestrial or lithophyte and blooms in the summer

Synonyms Amitostigma hisamatsui Miyabe & Tatew. 1937; Amitostigma kinoshitae (Makino) Schltr. 1919; Gymnadenia gracilis var. angustifolia Finet 1900; Gymnadenia keiskei var. kinoshitae Makino 1903; *Gymnadenia kinoshitae Makino 1909; Orchis kinoshitae (Makino) So 1929

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Phylogeny and classification of the East Asian Amitostigma alliance (Orchidaceae: Orchideae) based on six DNA markers Ying Tang, Tomohisa Yukawa, Richard M Bateman, Hong Jiang & Hua Peng 2015;