Twelve flowers clustered on three 1-cm lateral inflorescences from a
monopodial, epiphytic plant grown on a 14-cm stick; sepal and petal
base color pale yellow-green, marked red-violet, petals hirsute
distally; lip hirsute, deeply saccate, entrance to nectary tinged
violet-red, apex clear green; substance heavy; texture crystalline;
recognized for rarity in cultivation; origin: Taiwan; identified by:
Lee, Yung-I PhD.
Gastrochilus rantabunensis been confirmed to be Gastrochilus rantabunensis by SITF (May2010) with assistance of Yung-I Lee.