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Orchid Species: Aphyllorchis benguetensis

Kew currently accepted name is Aphyllorchis montana

Aphyllorchis benguetensis is an orchid species identified by Ames in 1908. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Aphyllorchis montana.
Genus
Aphyllorchis (Aph.)
Grex
benguetensis
Parents
Species
Author
Ames
Year
1908
ORIGIN: Found in eastern Himalayas, Assam, Sri Lanka, India, Bhutan, Sikkim, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Vietnam, Japan, Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan, Sumatra, Borneo, New Guinea and the Philippines on dry ridges in lowland, hill and lower montane, pine forests at elevations of 500 to 1700 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Large to giant sized, hot to cool growing, mycoheterotrophic, terrestrial orchid with a basally thick and fleshy, erect stem enveloped by several short sheaths, leafless when blooming, occurring in the mid summer through fall on a loosely many flowered, 12 [30 cm] tall, racemose inflorescence with oblong-ligulate, deflexed downwards to lie along the stem floral bracts ahd carrying wide open flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.8 to 1.2 inches [2 to 3 cm] wide -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Aphyllorchis Aph elata 1911 Schltr.
Add+ Aphyllorchis Aph montana 1876 Rchb.f.
Add+ Aphyllorchis Aph rotundatipetala 2013 C.S.Leou
Add+ Aphyllorchis Aph prainii 1890 Hook.f.
Add+ Aphyllorchis Aph purpurea 1934 Fukuy.
Add+ Aphyllorchis Aph arfakensis 1913 J.J.Sm.
Add+ Aphyllorchis Aph borneensis 1906 Schltr.
Add+ Aphyllorchis Aph odoardii 1886
Add+ Aphyllorchis Aph tanegashimensis 1911 Hayata
Add+ Aphyllorchis Aph unguiculata 1925 Rolfe ex Downie
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