Gastrodia bambu (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae), a new species from Java, Indonesia

Destario Metusala, Jatna Supriatna

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Gastrodia bambu Metusala, a new species of Gastrodia (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae, Gastrodieae) from Mount Merapi, Yogyakarta Province, Java, Indonesia, is described and illustrated. This new species is morphologically close to Gastrodia abscondita J.J.Sm, but differs in having a larger dark brown flower, a longer perianth tube, ovate petals, a longer and oblong-lanceolate lip, a different shape keels on lip, and a different shape column.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)211-218
Number of pages8
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 18 Aug 2017


  • Gastrodia
  • Holomycotrophic
  • Java
  • Mount Merapi


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