Spathoglottis eburnea Gagnep. 1931

Photo by Lianfu Wang and his Native Orchids Website

Full sunWarm to Hot Summerand Fall

Common Name The Ivory Colored Spathoglottis in Thailand - Ban duek

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with subterranean, irregular pseudobulbs giving rise to 3, lanceolate, plicate, 5 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the later summer on a from the buried pseudobulb, erect, peduncle 13.2" [33 cm] long, rachis 6" [15 cm] long, to 12 flowered inflorecence

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1961 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 15 881 - 944 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1984; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Turczaninowia 16(4):26-46 NEW AND RARE ORCHIDS (ORCHIDACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CAMBODIA AND LAOS Averyanov 2013