Erythrorchis ochobiensis (Hayata) Garay 1986 Photo by David Kuehn

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Common Name The Ochobi Erythrorchis [The Type is from Taiwan, I can't find the connection to Ochobi???]

Flower Size 1/2" [1.2 cm]

Found in Japan, The Ryukyus, Taiwan, Assam, Eastern Himalayas, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Java, Malaysia and the Philippines as a large sized, hot growing mycoheterotrophic terrestrial that blooms in the spring

This terrestrial species was photographed in situ in Northern Thailand 6/01.

Kew gives this species as a synonym of E cassythoides but I have left them separate pending better references.

Synonyms *Galeola ochobiensis Hayata 1916

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Penninsular Mayasia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Lieferung 41 2001; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Wild Orchids of the Cameron Highlands REACH 2009 photo hmm;