Phaius luridus Thwaites 1861 Photo by Amrita Tripathy and Her Flickr Photo Website

Full shade LATER Winter Spring

Common Name The Pale Phaius

Flower Size

Found in southern India and Sri Lanka in moist regions of low country as a hot to warm growing terrestrial with where it blooms in the later winter and spring

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


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon Dassanayake & Fosberg 1981 drawing fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007