Himalaya to China (SW. Yunnan) as per WCSP;
Assam; East Himalaya; Nepal; Vietnam; West Himalaya as per Catalogue of Life


Gastrochilus acutifolius (Lindl.) Kuntze ??? : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (8)

Location: Dolakha, Nepal 
Date : 19 October, 2017
Elevation : 5600 ft.

Very beautiful and one of my favourite genus. It does look like Gastrochilus acutifolius. Can you please share pic of whole plant?


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wow, how come so many different orchids at one place….
Ok I just noticed, they are planted.
Yes I still think this to be acutifolius.


Shillong plant for ID -2 : 8 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1)

Very beautiful.. Acampe? … please..!!

Gastrochilus acutifolius (Lindl.) Kuntze ???

Gastrochilus acutifolius

Gastrochilus acutifolius (Lindl.) Kuntze : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6) – around 450 kb each.
LocationKathmandu , Nepal
Altitude:  4500 ft.
Date: 14 November 2018
Habit : Collected from wild.

I cannot make out the size of whole plant.
And obviously it is not good to collect from wild.

Yes, I agree … I collect it when I find them on the ground on a fallen branch or left by lumberjaks.


Gastrochilus acutifolius (Lindl.) Kuntze : 10 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)- 1, 2 & 3 mb.
Location:  Indra Daha, Kathmandu, Nepal
Altitude: 1800 m.
Date: 14 October 2019
Habit : Wild

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Leaves are somehow not normal, but cant think of any other option but Gastrochilus acutifolius.

Thank you … Leaves slightly wilted.

Leaves are shorter than expected and placed distantly, they were expected to be placed closer.
I have seen acutiolius in wild in Pokhara and Uttarakhand, leaves were certainly different from your plant.
But anyways, dont see any other option right now.

Yes, according to the phenology also it should be the same.

Gastrochilus acutifolius (Lindl.) Kuntze : 9 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- 7 mb.
Location: Suryabinayak, Bhaktapur
Date: 15 November 2019 
Elevation: 1424m.
Habitat: Wild

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Very interesting. Yes this looks like Gastrochilus acutifolius.

SK 3308 10 January 2022: 9 very high res. images.

Location: Badikhel, Lalitpur
Altitude: 1702 m.
Date: 24 November 2021 

Habit : Wild

Gastrochilus acutifolius (Lindl.) Kuntze

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