Golden Orchid

Cephalanthera falcata

  • Golden Orchid
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  • Golden Orchid
  • Flower name
    Golden Orchid
  • Scientific name
    Cephalanthera falcata
  • Alias金蘭, Kin-ran, Golden Orchid
  • Place of originKorea, China and Japan
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Low mountains
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June

What is Golden 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.


  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    C. falcata
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Orchid shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeperennial herb, orchid
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 70.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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