Polystachya galeata

  • short
  • yes
  • Windowsill/Greenhouse/Orchid cabinet
€8.90 *

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Product information "Polystachya galeata"
Name: Polystachya galeata (Sw.) Rchb. f. 1863

Bulbophyllum galeatum Lindl. 1830
Dendrobium galeatum Sw. 1805
Dendrorchis galeata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
Graphorchis cucullata Kuntze 1891
Polystachya babilonii Geerinck 1987
Polystachya cucullata T. Durand & Schinz 1895
Polystachya galeata var. babilonii (Geerinck) Geerinck 1992
Polystachya gilletii De Wild. 1904
Polystachya grandiflora Lindl. 1839
Polystachya macrantha Lindl. ex Hook. 1839
Polystachya quinqueloba Klinge 1898


galeatus = helmet-shaped flowers

Propagation: seed - divisions
Origin: Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaire and Angola

epiphyte, rarely lithophytic, in lowland and submontane evergreen forests at elevations of 400 to 1000 meters in full to dappled sun


unlike the other Polystachya, this species has only a few, usually 2-3, but relatively large flowers

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