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Pholidota imbricata, Coelogyne imbricata, Pholidota bracteata, Pholidota crotalina, Necklace Orchid, Rattlesnake Orchid

Pholidota imbricata, Coelogyne imbricata, Pholidota bracteata, Pholidota crotalina

Necklace Orchid, Rattlesnake Orchid
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Himalayas, Southeast Asia, Australia
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Pholidota imbricata is a widely occurring plant, widely spread and grows in full sun as well as in shade. The flowers are generally small and not brightly colored. They can have a musky scent or be odorless and are almost covered by flower sheaths. They are variable in colors, petals of both whorls can be greenish-white, brownish or pale, flesh-colored pink.

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