~Gastrorchis humblotii [Rchb.f]Schlechter 1925 - See Phaius humblotii Rchb.f. 1880 Photo courtesy of Dale and Deni Borders

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Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

This hot to cool growing species is from Madagascar at Altitudes of 1000-2000m and flowers in May-Oct, is found in wet semi-deciduous forest and needs more water June-Oct and less through winter and spring. A terrestrial orchid that blooms on an erect, robust, 2' [60 cm] long, apical raceme with several [7 to 12], long-lasting flowers occuring in the winter and spring..