Acanthephippium sylhetense Lindl.

in Gen. Sp. Orch. 177 (1833).


Acanthephippium ringiflorum Griff. in Notul. 3. 347 (1851).

Acanthephippium yamamotoi Hayata in Ic. Pl. Eormos. 6. 73 (1916).


Birmanie, Borneo, Chine, Inde, Laos, Malaisie, Philippines, Ryukyu, Sikkim, Taiwan, Thaïlande.

Borneo : Sarawak.

Chine : Yunnan.

Inde : Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, West Bengal.

Taiwan : Hsin-chu, Nan-t'ou, New T'ai-pei, P'ing-tung, T'ai-tung.

Floraison : ___AMJJASO__. Altitude de 300 à 1500 m.

Description sommaire

Plante terrestre. Taille de 40 à 55 cm. 2 feuilles, de 250-380 × 70-100 mm, oblongues. Fleurs de 3 à 6, blanches, jaunes, rouges. Sépale dorsal oblong, à apex obtus, de 25-30 × 13-15 mm. Sépales latéraux oblongs, de 38-45 × 18-20 mm. Labelle trilobé. Chromosomes : 2n=48.


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