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0 Pomatocalpa spicatum Breda

Pomatocalpa spicatum Breda, Gen. Sp. Orchid. Asclep. t. [15] (1827).

Pomatocalpa spicatum
Pomatocalpa spicatum
Pomatocalpa spicatum Breda; Photos by Abigail Orchid

Family:

Orchidaceae.

Synonym Name: 

Cleisostoma crassum Ridl.

Cleisostoma expansum Rchb.f.

Cleisostoma mannii Rchb.f.

Cleisostoma uteriferum Hook.f.

Cleisostoma vitellinum Rchb.f.

Cleisostoma wendlandorum Rchb.f.

Pomatocalpa expansum (Rchb.f.) J.J.Sm.

Pomatocalpa mannii (Rchb.f.) J.J.Sm.

Pomatocalpa setulense (Ridl.) Holttum

Pomatocalpa vitellinum (Rchb.f.) Ames

Pomatocalpa wendlandorum (Rchb.f.) J.J.Sm.

Saccolabium hobsonii Ridl.

Saccolabium setulense Ridl.

Saccolabium uteriferum (Hook.f.) Ridl.

Saccolabium wendlandianum (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl.

VieNamese name: 

Thủy li vàng

English Name:

The Spike Shaped Pomatocalpa

Chinise name:

Lu Jiao Lan - 鹿角兰 

Thaialand name:

Chang dam

Description: 

Large-stem orchid with soft leaves. The flower cluster is 10-15 cm long, the flower jars have 10-15 flowers, the flower size is 1.5 cm

Distribution:

Andaman Is., Assam, Borneo, East Himalaya, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam (Hòa Bình, Ninh Bình, Tây Nguyên, Đồng Nai, Nam Cát Tiên.).

Ecological:

Lowland forests and primary montane forests at elevations of 250 to 1700 m.

Flowering times:

Blooms in the late winter, spring and summer.

Flower size:

1.3 cm

Cultivation:

Ref:

orchidspecies.com

ipni.org

powo.science.kew.org

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0 Neobenthamia gracilis Rolfe

"Neobenthamia gracilis Rolfe  was first found in Tanzania. This orchid grows on rock or ground surface and has been found in grassland in the Korogwe-Handeni region. This species is also reported from the Usagara Mountains at an altitude of 460 m, usually about 100 m inland"

Neobenthamia gracilis Rolfe, Bot. Mag. 118: t. 7221; et in Gard. Chron. (1894) ii. 272, fig. 33 (1892).

Neobenthamia gracilis
Neobenthamia gracilis Rolfe, Photo by Calvin Wong

Family:

Orchidaceae.

Synonym Name: 

Polystachya holtzeana Kraenzl. 

Polystachya neobenthamia Schlechter 

English Name:

The Graceful Neobenthamia

Description: 

It can be very tall, 2 meters or more, with large leaves. Born at the top of the erect terminal inflorescence are numerous very impressive fragrant, medium size flowers, that form a round ball shaped cluster (like a pom-pom).

Distribution:

Tanzania.

Ecological:

Hot to warm growing terrestrial or lithophyte on dry exposed rock faces or on mossy ledges at altitudes of 370-2100 m.

Flowering times:

Blooms in the spring.

Flower size:

2.6 cm

Cultivation:

Temperatures: 15°-24°C

Water: Once a week. Allow roots to dry out between waterings.

Air humidity: 60-80%

Placement: Bright light + good ventilation

Ref:

orchidspecies.com

ipni.org

powo.science.kew.org

Mytnik-Ejsmont, J. (2011). A monograph of the subtribe Polystachyinae Schltr. (Orchidaceae): 1-400. Fundacja Rozwoju Uniwersytetu Gdanskiego. 

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0 Bulbophyllum weberi Ames

 Bulbophyllum weberi Ames, Philipp. J. Sci., C 7: 142 (1912).

Bulbophyllum weberi
Bulbophyllum weberi
Bulbophyllum weberi
Bulbophyllum weberi Ames; Photos Erik Legaspi

Family:

Orchidaceae.

Synonym Name: 

Bulbophyllum baucoense Ames

Cirrhopetalum baucoense (Ames) Garay, Hamer & Siegerist

Cirrhopetalum weberi (Ames) Senghas

English Name:

Weber's Bulbophyllum (Original Collector of Species 1900's).

Description: 

This small orchid can grow as an epiphyte or a lithophyte, and is another Bulbophyllum which holds its flowers in an umbel.

Distribution:

Philippines

Ecological:

Lives on rocks and trees of small size, at an altitude of 130 to 1450 m.

Flowering times:

Blooms in the spring.

Bloom characteristics: Red-pink flowers are held in an umbel. Flowers are 1.2" across.

Flower size:

2.5 cm

Cultivation:

– temperatura: quente

– luminosidade: 30%

Ref:

orchidspecies.com

ipni.org

powo.science.kew.org

Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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0 Disa uniflora P.J.Bergius

"Disa uniflora was first discovered in South Africa. The terrestrial orchid is often found along streams, near waterfalls and in drainage areas along cliffs, near Cape Town and in the southwestern Cape province"

Disa uniflora P.J.Bergius, Descr. Pl. Cap. 348. (1767).

Disa uniflora
Disa uniflora
Disa uniflora
Disa uniflora P.J.Bergius,
Disa uniflora P.J.Bergius, Photos Fredy Mohorich

Family:

Orchidaceae.

Synonym Name: 

Disa barellii De Puydt

Disa grandiflora L.f.

Satyrium grandiflorum Thunb.

English Name:

The Single Flowered Disa

Description: 

It is a fairly stout perennial 15 – 60 cm in height, spreading by stolons. The leaves are lance shaped, the lower ones spreading or semi-erect up to 25 cm long. The inflorescence is 1-3 flowered. The blooms are showy, and can be 10 cm across the laterally spreading sepals, which are scarlet to carmine in color. The middle, upright sepal is pinkish on the inside with scarlet veins. The petals, which are very much smaller than the sepals, are erect colored yellow with red spots at their tops, but pale scarlet at their bases. It blooms during the summer months, particularly in January, but continuing into March. Its pollination is one of the most complex of all the orchids, involving the mountain pride butterfly, Aeropetes tulbaghia.

Distribution:

Table Mountain in South Africa

Ecological:

Fast moving water along streams, rock crevasses. At elevations of 200 to 1250 m.

The butterfly Meneris tulbaghia is the only known pollinator of Disa uniflora.

Flowering times:

Blooms in the autum

Flower size:

9-11 cm

Cultivation:

Along perennial streams - in the spray of waterfalls and in wet seepages over cliffs - in shade or sunlight

Ref:

orchidspecies.com

ipni.org

powo.science.kew.org

Johnson, S. & Bytebier, B. (2015). Orchids of South Africa. A field guide: 1-536. Struik nature, Cape Town, South Africa.

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0 Dendrobium prostratum Ridl.

"Dendrobium prostratum is a plant species belonging to the Orchidaceae family. This species is also part of the order Asparagales. The species Dendrobium prostratum itself is part of the genus Dendrobium. [1] The scientific name of this species was first published by Ridl." 

Dendrobium prostratum Ridl., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 32: 248 (1896).

Dendrobium prostratum
Dendrobium prostratum
Dendrobium prostratum Ridl., Photo by 蘇清記

Family:

Orchidaceae.

Synonym Name: 

Aporum prostratum (Ridl.) Rauschert

Aporum reflexibarbatulum (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem.

Dendrobium reflexibarbatulum J.J.Sm.

Dendrobium uniflorum Teijsm. & Binn.

English Name:

The Laying Down Dendrobium

Description: 

An epiphytic plant that grows in warmth with a creeping, branched stalk that is completely covered by dry leaf sheaths and carries triangular, fleshy leaves, on one seemingly, single, short inflorescence and bring fragrant flowers.

Distribution:

Borneo, Malaya, Sumatera.

Ecological:

In lowland and hill forests at elevations around 550 to 700 m.

Flowering times:

Blooms in the winter.

Flower size:

1.7 cm

Cultivation:

Ref:

orchidspecies.com

ipni.org

powo.science.kew.org


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