Gastrochilus japonicus

Gastrochilus japonicus

  • Gastrochilus japonicus
  • Gastrochilus japonicus
  • Flower name
    Gastrochilus japonicus
  • Scientific name
    Gastrochilus japonicus
  • Alias樫の木蘭
  • Place of originKorea, Taiwan, Hong Kong S.A.R., Japan
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

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.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Orchidaceae
  • Genus
    Gastrochilus
  • Species
    G. japonicus
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Orchid shape
  • Leaf type
    Inverted lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEpiphytic orchids
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 15.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.5 cm

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