Thunia pulchra Rchb.f. 1872

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Part sunHottoWarm

Common Name The Beautiful Thunia

Flower Size

Found in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam as a large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with 6 to 8 flowered, racemose inflorescence

Synonyms Phaius dodgsonii Dean 1878; Thunia dodgsonii (Dean) B.S.Williams 1894; Thunia mastersiana Kraenzl 1894; Thunia xanthophlebia Rchb.f. ex Parish 1883

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/95 as T alba var pulchra; The Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/95 as T marstersiana; Die Orchideen Band 3 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas Liferung #14 820 - 880 1984 as T mastersiana; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994