1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ponerorchis Rchb.f.
      1. Ponerorchis parceflora (Finet) X.H.Jin, Schuit. & W.T.Jin

        This species is accepted, and its native range is China (NE. Sichuan, Chongqing).

    [O-EM]
    Habitat

    Forests; ca. 2000 m.

    Distribution

    Chongqing, NE Sichuan.

    General Description

    Plants 10-15 cm tall. Tubers subglobose, ca. 8 × 6 mm. Stem with 2 tubular sheaths at base, 1-leaved. Leaf cauline, porrect, linear to elliptic-lanceolate, ca. 3.5 × 0.4 cm, apex acute. Peduncle ebracteate; rachis 2-4 cm, laxly 3-5-flowered; floral bracts lanceolate, ca. 3 mm, much shorter than ovary, apex acute. Flowers rose-red; ovary and pedicel 7-9 mm. Dorsal sepal erect, ovate-oblong, slightly concave, 2-3 × ca. 1.3 mm, 1-veined, apex obtuse; lateral sepals spreading, oblong, slightly oblique, 2.2-3.5 × ca. 1.4 mm, 1-veined, apex obtuse. Petals erect or loosely connivent with dorsal sepal and forming a hood, ovate, oblique, 2-3 × ca. 1.7 mm, 1-veined, apex acute; lip oblong-obovate, 6-8 × ca. 4 mm, 3-lobed below middle; lateral lobes narrowly oblong, slightly falcate, 3-4 × ca. 1 mm, broadening slightly toward apex, apex truncate-obtuse; mid-lobe oblanceolate, ca. 5 × 3.5 mm, widening gradually from narrow base, deeply divided above middle to form 2 distinct lobules, sinus usually with a small tooth; spur pendulous, straight to slightly incurved, cylindric, 4-6 mm, shorter than ovary, attenuate toward apex, apex acute; viscidia suborbicular; stigma lobes oblong.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central

    Ponerorchis parceflora (Finet) X.H.Jin, Schuit. & W.T.Jin appears in other Kew resources:

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

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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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