Brachycorythis galeandra (Rchb.f.) Summerh. (syn: Brachycorythis truncatolabellata (Hayata) S.S.Ying; Gymnadenia galeandra (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f.; Habenaria galeandra (Rchb.f.) Benth.; Habenaria galeandra var. annamica Gagnep.; Phyllomphax championii (Lindl.) Schltr.; Phyllomphax galeandra (Rchb.f.) Schltr.; Phyllomphax truncatolabellata (Hayata) Schltr.; Platanthera championii Lindl.; Platanthera galeandra Rchb.f.; Platanthera truncatolabellata Hayata);   
Assam; Bangladesh; Cambodia; China South-Central; China Southeast; East Himalaya; India; Myanmar; Taiwan; Thailand; Vietnam; West Himalaya as per Catalogue of Life;

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Brachycorythis galeandra from wild in Hong Kong 

30.06.2018


Superb image with the possible pollinators. Thanks, …


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Yes the insect actually carried the pollinarium on its head with some scattered pollen grains.


yes, … flickr has had several pictures of Orchid bees with complete pollinaria stuck on their backs. do they get unstuck when the bee goes to other flowers? if not does it fall off later without any help?


Yes mam, they get stuck on the stigma when the fly reaches it on same flower or another flower.


 

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