Gastrochilus japonicus

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    Gastrochilus japonicus @ Toropical Dream Center(Okinawa)

Basic information

Flower Name
Gastrochilus japonicus
Formal Name
Gastrochilus japonicus
Alias
Habitat
Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong S.A.R., Japan
Morph
Epiphytic orchids

Comment

What is Gastrochilus japonicus

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.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Orchidaceae
Genus
Gastrochilus
Species
G. japonicus
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Orchid
Leaf type
Oblanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Specific areaBotanic garden
Color
Yellow
Season
JunJulAug
Height
10 ~ 15 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1.5

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