Hemipilia camptoceras (Rolfe ex Hemsl.) Y.Tang & H.Peng 2015 Hemipilia sect. Neottianthe Y. Tang & H. Peng

Photo by Ying Tang and The 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 2015Website

Drawing by Wu Zhanghua and The Flora of China Website

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Common Name The Bent Horn Hemipilia

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Found in western and southwestern Sichuan province of China in forests on grassy slopes at elevations of 2700 to 3100 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing terrestrial with subglose tubers giving rise to an erect stem carrying 2, basal, subopposite, elliptic to ovate-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the later spring on a 1 to rarely 2 flowered inflorescence with a lanceolate, slightly shorter than the ovary floral bract.

Synonyms Amitostigma potaninii K.V.Ivanova 1950; Amitostigma potaninii f. macranthum K.V.Ivanova 1950; Galearis constricta (L.O.Williams) P.F.Hunt 1971; Galeorchis constricta (L.O.Williams) So 1966; Gymnadenia camptoceras (Rolfe ex Hemsl.) Schltr. 1919; *Habenaria camptoceras Rolfe ex Hemsl. 1892; Neottianthe camptoceras (Rolfe ex Hemsl.) Schltr. 1919; Orchis constricta L.O.Williams 1938

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Gymnadenia cyrtoceras; Flora of China Vol 25 Orchidaceae Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing 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

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