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Orchid Species: Pholidota loricata

Kew currently accepted name is Pholidota imbricata

Pholidota loricata is an orchid species identified by Rchb.f. in 1857. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Pholidota imbricata.
Genus
Pholidota (Pho.)
Grex
loricata
Parents
Species
Author
Rchb.f.
Year
1857
ORIGIN: Found in central China and Tibet, Assam, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, western Himalayas, Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos, Vietnam, Borneo, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sumatra, Moluccas, Sulawesi, the Philippines, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Fiji, New Caledonia, Santa Cruz, Vanuatu and Queensland Australia in evergreen lowland forests on rock outcrops along streams and rivers as a small to medium sized, cool to hot growing epiphyte and lithophyte at elevations of sea-level to 1700 meters in filtered light.

DESCRIPTION: A small to medium sized, cool to hot growing epiphyte and lithophyte at elevations of sea-level to 1700 meters in filtered light with clustered, conical, angular, wrinkled or sunken, dull pale green to dull brown pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, sub-plicate, ovate-oblong to linear-lanceolate, coriaceous, prominently veined, gradually narrowing into the pseudo-petiolate base, dark green leaf with a lighter underside that can have red spots and blooms with a terminal, smooth, terete, erect-arcuate then drooping, 20 [50 cm] long, racemose inflorescence that has a zigzag, flexuous rachis with large concave bracts carrying up to 50 fragrant flowers that spiral around the inflorescence arising from papery floral bracts and occurring on a developing pseudobulb.

FLOWER SIZE: To 1/2 inch [1.25 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Pholidota Pho imbricata 1825 Hook.
Add+ Coelogyne Coel conchoidea 1862 (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Coelogyne Coel crotalina 1862 (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Coelogyne Coel loricata 1862 (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Coelogyne Coel triotos 1862 (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f.
Add+ Pholidota Pho assamica 1890 Regel
Add+ Pholidota Pho beccarii 1921 Schltr.
Add+ Pholidota Pho bracteata 1986 (D.Don) Seidenf.
Add+ Pholidota Pho calceata 1856 Rchb.f.
Add+ Pholidota Pho conchoidea 1840 Lindl.
Add+ Pholidota Pho crotalina 1856 Rchb.f.
Add+ Pholidota Pho henryi 1915 Kraenzl.
Add+ Pholidota Pho spectabilis 1948 Kraenzl. ex Guillaumin
Add+ Pholidota Pho triotos 1861 Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Ptilocnema Ptilocnema bracteata 1825 D.Don
Add+ Coelogyne Coel imbricata 1862 (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Add+ Cymbidium Cym imbricatum 1832 (Lindl.) Roxb.
Add+ Ornithidium Otm imbricatum 1829 Wall. ex Lindl.
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