Spathoglottis affinis

Spathoglottis affinis de Vriese, Orchid. Ind. Orient. 3: t. 15 1855.

Spathoglottis affinis
Spathoglottis affinis de Vriese; Photo Nguyen Hoang Tuan

Vietnamese name: Cau diệp gần, Chu đinh vàng trơn.

Chinese Name:

Common Name: The Similar Spathoglottis

Thailand Name: Hua khao nieo

Latin Name: Spathoglottis affinis de Vriese

Family: Orchidaceae

Synonym Name: Spathoglottis lobbii Rchb.f.; Spathoglottis regneri Rchb.f. 


Reaching to 70 cm tall with small flattened pseudobulbs that hide beneath the surface of the medium and carry 4, plicate, deciduous, up to 30 cm long and 2-3 cm wide leaves. The Similar Spathoglottis blooms on an erect, 70 cm long, 15 flowered inflorescence with up to 6 flowers open at a time

Flowering: Flowers blooming in Spring-Summer

Distribution: Found in Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Java and Borneo. In Vietnam: Ninh Thuận, Bình Thuận, Đồng Nai. Tây Nguyên (Gia Lai, Kon Tum, ĐắK Lắk), Lâm Đồng to Đồng Nai, Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu.

Ecological: in deciduous, dry, lowland forests and savana-like woodlands at elevations of 700 to 1000 m as a miniature, deciduous, warm growing terrestrial






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