Herminium bulleyi (Rolfe) Tang & F.T.Wang 1936

Photo by Jin Xiaohua

Common Name Bulley's Herminium [English Botanist in China around 1900] in China Tiao Ye Kuo Rui Lan

Flower Size

Found in western Sichuan and northern Yunnan provinces of China in hillside forests and gently sloping meadows at elevations of 2500 to 3300 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a stem carrying bract-like leaflets and a linear leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, 2.4 to 6" [6 to 15 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, almost as long as the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Habenaria beesiana W.W.Sm. 1914; *Habenaria bulleyi Rolfe 1913; Peristylus bulleyi (Rolfe) K.Y.Lang 1987; Peristylus gracillimus f. lankongensis Finet 1901; Platanthera praeustipetala Kraenzl. 1921

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of China Vol 25 Orchidaceae Zhengyi, Raven and Duyuan 2009; Flora of China Illustrations Vol 25 Orchidaceae Zhengyi, Raven and Duyuan 2010 drawing fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide