Gastrochilus rutilans Seidenf. 1988 SECTION Microphyllae Bentham Photo by at Bloggang Orchid Website

Part shade WarmCool LATESummer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Reddish Gastrochilus

Flower Size .52" [1.4 cm]

Found in the eastern Himalayas and Thailand at elevations around 700 to 1350 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an elongate, branching stem carrying linear-lancelate, acute with 1 to 2 setae leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a basal, 1.6" + [4 cm] long+, 5 to 8 flowered inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 drawing/photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo good; The Orchids Of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good

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