Polystachya galeata

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  • Windowsill/Greenhouse/Orchid cabinet
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Product information "Polystachya galeata"
Name: Polystachya galeata (Sw.) Rchb. f. 1863
Synonyms:

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

Etymology:

galeatus = helmet-shaped flowers

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

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

Notes:

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

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