Gastrochilus japonicus is the family Orchidaceae epiphytic in evergreen trees, such as oak tree native to Japan, Hong Kong S.A.R., Taiwan, Korea,s. Yellow flowers bloom in the summer. Flower name itself to resemble oak leaves oak tree arrived. Orchids and epiphytes on tree trunks in the forest in the mountains, what is usually seen. However now no longer found only in the region, collection and natural forest logging, limited in the current.
Extinction endangered II (VU) and the Okinawa prefectural red data category endangered endangered II (VU), environmental conservation category.
Common name: Gastrochilus japonicus
scientific name:Gastrochilus japonicus
origin: Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong S.A.R, and Japan Kanto southern Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu,, South Japan's Yakushima, Amami-Oshima Island, Tokunoshima and Okinawa, environment: an oak tree epiphytic, ,leaf shape: lanceolate fall, phyllotaxis: 2 column palmately lobed flowers: inflorescences racemes ,flowering period: June-August, flower; yellow and white.