(First upload on September 10 2007. Last on September 8 2012) [ 日本語 | English ]

Cephalanthera longibracteata Blume

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Cephalanthera Rich. (キンラン) in Japan

All plants in this genus develop rhizomes
C. erecta (Thunb.) Blume (ギンラン)
C. falcata (Thunb.) Blume (キンラン)

f. albescens S. Kobayashi (シロバナキンラン)

C. longibracteata Blume (ササバギンラン)
C. longifolia (L.) Fritsch (クゲヌマラン)

Cephalanthera longibracteata in Hokkaido

Sasabaginran (ササバギンラン, 笹葉銀蘭), bamboo-leaved silver orchid
Lifeform: perennial forb ≈ 30-50 cm high
Distribution: Japan - Korea - China - Russia
Habitat: forest floor

Field training on integrated environmental research (統合環境調査法実習) (fauna and flora 種リスト)

Bract: a few bracts beneath inflorescence > inflorescence
Spur: well-developed
f. lurida Hayashi (ニシダケササバギンラン)

orchid1 orchid2 orchid3
[1] at Shinsen Bog in Niseko on June 24 2007. [2/3] in the crater basin of Mount Usu on June 27 2012