~Gastrorchis tuberculosa [Thou.]Schlechter 1925 - See Phaius tuberculosus [Thou.] Blume 1856 Photo courtesy of Dale and Deni Borders

A large Madagascan cool to hot growing terrestrial species at elevations of 200 to 900 meters that blooms in the fall on a erect, stout, to 2' [60 cm] long, few to several flowered, apical inflorescence with successive opening, long-lasting flowers occuring over a long period and has a white bract at each joint.