(First upload on September 11 2008. Last on January 3 2011) [ 日本語 | English ]

Oreorchis patens (Lindley) Lindley

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

Oreorchis Lindley 1859 (コケイラン)
One species is distributed in Japan →
Kokeiran (コケイラン, 小蕙蘭), hardy orchid (for commercial use)
Lifeform: perennial forb developing orchid mycorrhizae
Distribution: Russia - China - Taiwan - Korea - Japan (native)
Habitat: Mesic forest

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

flora on Mount Usu

Synonyms (more):

Corallorhiza patens Lindley
Oreorchis gracilis Franchet et Savatier
Oreorchis gracillima (Hayata) Schlechter
Oreorchis lancifolia A. Gray
Oreorchis setschuanica Ames et Schlechter
Oreorchis yunnanensis Schlechter

Oreorchis patens in Hokkaido


[1/2] in Tomakomai Experimental Forest near Horonai River on June 11 2008. [3] in the crater basin of Mount Usu on June 26 2007.