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Amitostigma is a formerly recognized genus in the orchid family (Orchidaceae), now subsumed within Ponerorchis.[1] It was an exclusively Asian genus of 28 orchids, growing in the alpine habitats of China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand and the Kuril Islands.[2] Twenty two species formerly placed in this genus grow in China.[3]


  1. ^ "Amitostigma", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2018-03-17
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Flora of China v 25 p 124, 无柱兰属 wu zhu lan shu, Amitostigma