Botanical name: Chiloschista parishii Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid family)
Parish's Split-Lip Orchid is a miniature sized, leafless tree-dwelling orchid with small leaves that wither before blooming in the spring and summer on an erect, 10-20 cm long, velvet-hairy raceme with 10 to 20, fragrant flowers. It is named for Charles Parish (1800's). The flower spikes are long, cascading from the center of the plant and sporting many wonderfully fragrant, almost buttercup-like flowers. The flowers are yellow prominently reddish spotted. Parish's Split-Lip Orchid is found in E. Nepal, to NE India to Indo-China.
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