Rhynchostylis coelestis

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Rhynchostylis coelestis


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Vandeae
Subtribus: Aeridinae
Genus: Rhynchostylis
Species: Rhynchostylis coelestis



Rhynchostylis coelestis (Rchb.f.) A.H.Kent in H.J.Veitch, Man. Orchid. Pl. 7: 53 (1891).


  • Basionym
    • Saccolabium coeleste Rchb.f., Flora 68: 301 (1885).
  • Heterotypic
    • Vanda pseudocaerulescens Guillaumin, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 77: 335 (1930).


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indo-China
      • Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Vernacular names


ไทย: เขาแกะ
Tiếng Việt: Lan lưỡi bò
中文: 天蓝钻喙兰

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