(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)
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)

Cephalanthera longibracteata in Hokkaido

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