Gastrochilus matsuran (Makino) Schltr. 1919 Photo by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website


Common Name The Matsue Gastrochilus [A city in Japan]- In Japan Matsu-ran

Flower Size .2 to .25" [3 to 4 mm]

Found in Japan and Korea as a mini-miniature sized cold growing epiphyte

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

Synonyms Gastrochilus rupestris Fukuy. 1935; *Saccolabium matsuran Makino 1892; Saccolabium rupestre (Fukuy.) S.Y.Hu 1973

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Orchids of Southern Ryukyu Islands Garay & Sweet 1974