Hemipilia keiskei (Finet) 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


Amitostigma keiskei'Dainisyou'

Amitostigma keiskei 'Hakuhou'

Photos courtesy of Rogier van Vugt

Common Name Keiske's Hemipilia [Japanese Botanist late 1800's] - In Japan Iwa-Chidori

Flower Size .25" [4mm]

Found on Honshu Island of Japan as a miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial or lithophyte and blooms in the spring

Synonyms Amitostigma keiskei Schltr. 1919; *Gymnadenia gracilis var. keiskei Finet 1900; Gymnadenia keiskei Maxim. 1879; Orchis keiskei (Schltr.) So 1929; Ponerorchis keiskei (Finet) X.H.Jin, Schuit. & W.T.Jin 2014

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 4 193 to 256 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1973 as Amitostigma keiskei;AOS Bulletin Vol 44 #9 1975 as Amitostigma keiskei; AOS Bulletin Vol 84 #3 2015 as Amitostigm keiskei photo fide; 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; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #4 2017 photo fide;