Country of Origin: Himalaya to China (Yunnan) and Indo-China
Uses: In traditional medicine the fresh pulp of pseudobulb is used to treat burns, powder of leaves is used to cause abortion and for recovery in childbirth.3
IMPORTANT NOTE:Plant Uses are for informational purposes only. EEB Greenhouses assume no responsibility for adverse effects from the use of any plants referred to on this site. Always seek advice from a professional before using any plant medicinally.
Culture: Keep plant in intermediate to warm temperatures. Keep moist in summer seasons and do not allow mix to dry, in winter keep the mix slight dry and reduce watering. Keep good air movement to avoid fungal growth. Keep plants in shade. Pot plants in sphagnum moss, fine bark, or mounted. 5
Accession # 199100302
Source: Eric Christenson
Accession Date: 12-31-1991
Bench: 3229 - ORCH: Between A&B - Dry Between Watering