1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ponerorchis Rchb.f.
      1. Ponerorchis oblonga (K.Y.Lang) X.H.Jin, Schuit. & W.T.Jin

        This species is accepted, and its native range is China (NW. Yunnan).

    [O-EM]
    Habitat

    Quercus forests; ca. 3100 m.

    General Description

    Plants 9.5-14 cm tall. Tubers ovoid, ca. 10 mm. Stem erect, with 1 or 2 tubular sheaths at base, 1-leaved. Leaf basal, oblong, 4-6 × 1.2-1.8 cm, apex subobtuse or subacute. Peduncle ebracteate; rachis 4-5 cm, subdensely 5-9-flowered; floral bracts lanceolate, 6-8 mm, shorter than ovary, apex acuminate. Flowers secund, pale purple; ovary and pedicel slightly arcuate, 8-10 mm. Sepals connivent and forming a hood; hood 7-8 × ca. 5 mm; dorsal sepal linear-lanceolate, 6-7.5 × 1.4-1.6 mm, 1-veined, apex acuminate; lateral sepals lanceolate, oblique, 7-8.5 × 2-2.2 mm, 1-veined, apex acuminate. Petals appressed to dorsal sepal, linear, 5-6.5 × 0.8-1 mm, 1-veined, apex acuminate; lip spreading, narrowly oblong-ovate, 8-9 × ca. 4 mm, 3-lobed near middle; lateral lobes linear-lanceolate, 3-3.5 × 0.5-0.7 mm, 1-veined, apex obtuse; mid-lobe lanceolate, 4-4.5 × 1.3-1.5 mm, 3-veined, apex obtuse; spur pendulous, ± straight to slightly curved forward, conic, 5-6 mm, stout, 1.8-2 mm in diam. at base, slightly attenuate, apex obtuse.

    Distribution

    NW Yunnan.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central

    Ponerorchis oblonga (K.Y.Lang) X.H.Jin, Schuit. & W.T.Jin appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Molec. Phylogen. Evol. 77: 51 (2014)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2019). World Checklist of Vascular Plants (WCVP Database) The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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