The Sulphur Yellow Chelonistele {chelonistele sulphurea}

June 4, 2010 § Leave a comment

The Sulphur Yellow Chelonistele {chelonistele sulphurea}

Chelonistele sulphurea (The sulphur Yellow Chelonistele).

The Chelonistele sulphurea is found in Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, Java and the Philippines. It is a medium sized orchid growing in hot to cool conditions at elevations from 600 to 2,700 metres (1,968 to 8,858 feet). The fragant flowers are about 3 cm (1 1/4 inches), 7 to 15 flowers bloom on a long inflorescence.

For orchid enthusiasts.. I have found this internet source to be an excellent reference: Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia

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