Gastrochilus flabelliformis (Blatt. & McCann) C.J.Saldanha 1976

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Hot SpringSummer

Common Name The Fan-Shaped Gastrochilus

Found in western India in evergreen forests at elevations around 400 meters as a hot growing epiphyte and blooms in the spring and summer

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms *Saccolabium flabelliforme Blatt. & McCann 1932

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Lankesteriana Vol 18 [1]: 2362 Jalal & Jayanth 2018; Orchids of Maharashtra Jalal 2018;