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Hairy Spathoglottis

Spathoglottis pubescens

Description:

A terrestrial orchid. Pseudobulbs compressed, globose, with 1-3 leaves. Leaf blade linear-lanceolate. Inflorescence hairy, lower part with several sheaths, with a few flowers. Flowers yellow, base of lip spotted.

Habitat:

grassy roadsides


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DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 months ago

Congratulations Ori, your Hairy Spathoglottis is our Spotting of the Day. Great to see all your spottings from Indochina!

"Found from northern India through southern China to Indochina, the stunning Hairy Spathoglottis (Spathoglottis pubescens) is our Spotting of the Day! Spathoglottis is a genus of terrestrial orchids with mostly large and colorful flowers. The generic name refers to the tongue shape of the orchid's labellum. This genus was established in 1985 by the aptly named German-Dutch botanist Carl Ludwig Blume (Blume means flower in German)".

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Tỉnh Lào Cai, Viet Nam

Lat: 22.37, Long: 103.87

Spotted on Sep 12, 2018
Submitted on Oct 1, 2018

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