Gastrochilus calceolaris (Buchanan-Hamilton) Don

in Prodr. Fl. Nep. 32 (1825).


Aerides calceolaris Buchanan-Hamilton in J. E. Smith In Rees, Cyclop. 39:Aerides No. 11 (1819). (basionyme)

Aerides leopardina Lindl. in Sert. Orch. Frontesp (1838).

Aerides leopardorum Wallich in Hooker Fil., Fl. Brit. Ind. 6: 60 (1890).

Epidendrum calceolare Buchanan-Hamilton in Don, Prodr. Fl. Nep. 32 (1825).

Gastrochilus philippinensis Ames in Orchidaceae. 5. 231 (1915).

Gastrochilus pulchellus (Wight) Schltr. in Fedde, Repert. 12. 315 (1913).

Saccolabium calceolare (Buchanan-Hamilton) Lindl. in Wall. Cat. N. 7302 (1832).

Sarcochilus nepalensis Spreng. in Syst. Veg. 3: 721 (1826).

Vanda pulchella Wight in Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. 5: t. 1671 (1851).


Bhoutan, Birmanie, Chine, Cambodge, Inde, Laos, Malaisie, Népal, Philippines, Sikkim, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thaïlande, Tibet, Vietnam.

Chine : Hainan, Yunnan.

Inde : Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal.

Philippines : Benguet, Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental.

Floraison : _FMAMJ______. Altitude de 500 à 2400 m.

Description sommaire

Plante épiphyte. Taille de 5 à 30 cm. Tige pendante. Fleurs de 3 à 10, blanches, jaunes. Sépale dorsal oblong, de 8-10 × 4-5 mm. Sépales latéraux oblongs, de 7-9 × 3-4 mm. Pétales oblongs, en spatule, de 8-9 × 3-4 mm. Labelle trilobé, de 12-13 × 5-6 mm. Chromosomes : 2n=38.


imageCopyright Jean-Michel Hervouet, 07/02/2012, Vietnam, LAM DONG.

imageCopyright Jean-Michel Hervouet, 07/02/2012, Vietnam, LAM DONG.


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