Gastrochilus calceolaris

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Gastrochilus calceolaris
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Genus: Gastrochilus
Species: G. calceolaris
Binomial name
Gastrochilus calceolaris
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Gastrochilus calceolaris is a species in the Orchidaceae family. It is widespread across much of Southeast Asia, including southern China (Hainan, Tibet, Yunnan), Bhutan, Assam, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, Java, Sumatra, the Philippines, and the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.[1][2]

Within the Philippines, in it is found in only one location, in Benguet. So it is considered endangered within the country.[3]

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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