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Orchid Species: Perularia shensiana

Kew currently accepted name is Platanthera fuscescens

Perularia shensiana is an orchid species identified by (Kraenzl.) Schltr. in 1919. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Platanthera fuscescens.
Perularia (Perularia.)
(Kraenzl.) Schltr.
ORIGIN: Found in Siberia, Japan, China and Korea in forests, forest margins, along gullies in shade at elevations of 400 to 2800 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect, slender stem enveloped basally by 1 to 2 tubular sheaths and carrying 2 to 3, cauline, widely spaced, spatulate to narrowly oblong, acute to obtuse, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, slender, 2.4 to 4 [56 to 10 cm] long, laxly 10 to 20 flowered, racemose inflorescence with 1 to several, small, lanceolate bracts and narrowly lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.2 inches [6mm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Platanthera P fuscescens 1899 (L.) Kraenzl.
Add+ Habenaria Hab pugionifera 1921 W.W.Sm.
Add+ Platanthera P herbiola 1835 Lindl.
Add+ Platanthera P pugionifera 1924 (W.W.Sm.) Schltr.
Add+ Platanthera P shensiana 1951 (Kraenzl.) Tang & F.T.Wang
Add+ Platanthera P souliei 1908 Kraenzl.
Add+ Perularia Perularia souliei 1919 (Kraenzl.) Schltr.
Add+ Tulotis Tulotis asiatica 1955 H.Hara
Add+ Tulotis Tulotis shensiana 1955 (Kraenzl.) H.Hara
Add+ Tulotis Tulotis souliei 1955 (Kraenzl.) H.Hara
Add+ Orchis Orchis fuscescens 1753 L.
Add+ Perularia Perularia fuscescens 1834 (L.) Lindl.
Add+ Tulotis Tulotis fuscescens 1973 (L.) Raf. ex Czerep.
Add+ Habenaria Hab shensiana 1905 Kraenzl.
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