6. Neottia brevilabris Tang & F. T. Wang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 1: 65. 1951.
短唇鸟巢兰 duan chun niao chao lan
Plants leafless, holomycotrophic, ca. 38 cm tall. Peduncle somewhat robust, ca. 4 mm in diam., pubescent above, with 6 sheaths; sheaths tubular, to 4 cm, membranous; rachis ca. 4 cm, pubescent, densely more than 10-flowered; floral bracts linear-lanceolate, to 10 mm, glabrous, 1-veined, apex obtuse. Flowers 4-6 mm in diam., resupinate; pedicel and ovary ca. 7.5 mm, pubescent. Dorsal sepal subelliptic, ca. 3 × 1.8 mm, glabrous, 1-veined, apex obtuse; lateral sepals elliptic, slightly oblique, ca. 3 × 1.6 mm, glabrous, 1-veined, apex obtuse. Petals narrowly elliptic, oblique, ca. 2.8 × 1 mm, 1-veined, apex obtuse; lip suboblong-obovate, 4-4.5 × ca. 2.2 mm, shallowly concave at base, apex shallowly 2-lobed; lobes diverging widely, suborbicular or broadly ovate, oblique, ca. 0.8 mm, apices obtuse; sinus with a short tooth between lobes. Column erect, ca. 1.5 mm; anther erect, ovoid, 0.5-0.7 mm; stigma 2-lobed. Capsule oblong, 9-10 × 4-5 mm. Fl. Jun.
● About 1800 m. Chongqing.