Gastrochilus D.Don, Prodr. Fl. Nep. (1825) 32

Subfamily: Epidendroideae

Tribe: Vandeae

Subtribe: Aeridinae

Synonyms: None

A genus of 38 species; 5 species in Malesia.

Distribution: Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, East Asia, Japan, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi

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Gastrochilus calceolaris (Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.) D.Don, cultivated at the Hortus Botanicus, Leiden, from Peninsular Malaysia Gastrochilus sororius Schltr., drawing by J.J. Smith   

last updated: 21 March 2007 by André Schuiteman

Malesian Orchid Genera