Spiranthes sinensis, (Pers.) Ames

D. M. Moore (ed.), 1980, CCIII Orchidaceae, Flora Europaea, Vol 5: Alismataceae to Orchidaceae, Camebridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 325-350: 330

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Spiranthes sinensis


S. sinensis (Pers.) Ames   LSID   ,

Orchidaceae   2: 53 (1908) ( S. amoena (Bieb.) Sprengel   , S. australis   auct. ross., non (R. Br.) Lindley),

which is found throughout temperate Asia, may perhaps occur just inside the limits of Europe in C. Ural. It resembles 2 in most characters, but the perianth-segments are bright pink and the labellum has 2 callosities near its base.