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Orchid Species: Ophrys lancea

Kew currently accepted name is Herminium lanceum

Ophrys lancea is an orchid species identified by Thunb. ex Sw. in 1800. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Herminium lanceum.
Ophrys (Oph.)
Thunb. ex Sw.
ORIGIN: Found in Mongolia, China, Japan, the Ryukyu Islands, Korea, Taiwan, Assam, Eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Pakistan, Western Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sulawesi, New Guinea and the Philippines in montane grasslands and pineforests at elevations of [900] 1200 to 2000 [3200] meters.

DESCRIPTION: Medium to large sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with erect stems carrying 1 to 4, 2 basal and larger, 2 higher up and smaller, linear to linear-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, slender, cylindrical, 10 to 24 [25 to 60 cm] long, densely 50 to 80 flowered inflorescence with a few sterile leaf bracts and has about 2/3's of the flowers open at any one time.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.1 inches [3 mm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Herminium H lanceum 1961 (Thunb. ex Sw.) Vuijk
Add+ Aceras A angustifolium 1832 Lindl.
Add+ Aceras A longicruris 1859 C.Wright ex A.Gray
Add+ Herminium H angustifolium 1885 (Lindl.) Ridl. in H.O.Forbes
Add+ Herminium H minutiflorum 1924 Schltr.
Add+ Monorchis Monorchis angustifolia 1949 (Lindl.) O.Schwarz
Add+ Monorchis Monorchis minutiflora 1949 (Schltr.) O.Schwarz
Add+ Platanthera P angustifolia 1878 (Lindl.) Rchb.f.
Add+ Spiranthes Spir lancea 1950 (Thunb. ex Sw.) Bakh.f. & Steenis
Add+ Aceras A lanceum 1840 (Thunb. ex Sw.) Steud.
Add+ Satyrium Satm lanceum 1807 (Thunb. ex Sw.) Pers.
Add+ Aceras A longicrure 1859 C.Wright ex A.Gray
Add+ Herminium H altigenum 1922 Schltr.
Add+ Herminium H longicrure 1893 (C.Wright ex A.Gray) Benth. & Hook.f. ex B.D.Jacks.
Add+ Herminium H stenostachyum 1936 Tang & F.T.Wang
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