Erythrorchis altissima (Blume) Blume

in Rumphia I, 200, T. 70 (1837).


Cyrtosia altissima Blume in Bijdr. 396 (1825). (basionyme)

Erythrorchis ochobiensis (Hayata) Garay in Bot. Mus. Leafl. Harv. Univ. 30(4): 234 (1986).

Galeola altissima (Blume) Rchb.f. in Xen. Orch. 2. 77 (1865).

Galeola ochobiensis Hayata in Ic. Pl. Form. 6: 87 (1916).

Haematorchis altissima (Blume) Blume in Rumphia Iv, T. 200B (1840).

Vanilla taiwaniana S.S.Ying in Quart. J. Chinese Forest., 20(2): 55 (1987).


Andaman et Nicobar, Birmanie, Borneo, Chine, Cambodge, Inde, Japon, Java, Laos, Malaisie, Philippines, Ryukyu, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thaïlande, Vietnam.

Borneo : Sabah, Sarawak.

Chine : Hainan.

Inde : Arunachal Pradesh, Assam.

Philippines : Nueva Vizcaya, Quezon.

Sumatra : Bengkulu.

Taiwan : I-lan, Miao-li, New T'ai-pei, P'ing-tung, T'ai-pei.

Floraison : JFMAM_J__ON_. Altitude de 0 à 600 m.

Description sommaire

Plante terrestre. Taille de 0 à 2000 cm. Feuilles absentes. Sépale dorsal oblong, à apex obtus, de 12-15 × 3-5 mm. Sépales latéraux oblongs, à apex obtus, de 12-15 × 3-5 mm. Pétales linéaires, oblongs, de 14-15 × 2-3 mm. Labelle concave, trilobé.


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