Flower NameGolden Orchid
Formal NameCephalanthera falcata
Alias金蘭, Kin-ran, Golden Orchid
HabitatKorea, China and Japan
Morphperennial herb, orchid
Golden Orchid or Kin-ran(scientific name: Cephalanthera falcata) is a perennial orchid that belongs to the family Orchidaceae native to Korea, China and Japan. It is a terrestrial wild orchid growing naturally in the Hokkaido - Kyushu forest in Japan. In the spring, add a small floral flower that does not fully open with a yellow half-open to the rhetorical inflorescence extending from the tip of the stem. Leaves are elliptical in shape and have vein veins, 6 to 8 embroidate each other and embrace the stem. The flower is a five-valve flower, the tip of the lip is cleaved 3, and there is a red-brown bulge. Flowers are made after flowers. It is silver orchid（Gin ran） (scientific name: Cephalanthera erecta) that makes the white flower at the same time.
Common name: Golden Orchid, Scientific name: Cephalanthera falcata, other name:Kin-ran, Distribution: Honshu to- Kyushu in Japan, living environment: miscellaneous forest, grassstone: ridgeline Stem · leaves: hairless, number of leaves: 6 - 8, leaves: harvest stalks by mutual life, petiole: none, leaf length: 7 to 10 cm, vein vein: clear, flower opening way: upward How to bloom in flowers: How to bloom from bottom to top, number of flowers attached: 7 ~ 12, number of petals: 5 flowers, flowering period: April to June, flower color: light yellow and red lip color on red valve Fruit type: Fruit type, Fruit type: Fruit type: Fruit type: Fruit type: Fruit type: Fruit type: Fuel type: Vulnerability II (VU) is difficult to artificially cultivate, Flower diameter: 1 to 2 cm.
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arrayRacemous Inflorescence
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering placeLow mountain Botanic garden
SeasonApr May Jun
Height30 ~ 70 [cm]
Diameter1 ~ 2