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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Phaius Tankervilliae
Phaius Tankervilliae - Used in Floral 6 (Women) for Team building Perfume workshop
It is a robust plant with oval shaped leaves up to about a metres long and flowering stems which may reach 2 metres. The flowers are the largest of any Australian orchid. The individual flowers are reddish brown and white in colour. Flowering occurs in spring. This species has become an invasive species in some countries such as Jamaica and Hawaii. In Papua the smoked flowers are eaten as a contraceptiveIt goes by several names. Some are : Nun's-hood Orchid, Chinese Ground Orchid, Nun's Orchid, Twelve Apostles. It was introduced in Hawaii and most people think of it as a Native Hawaiian flower. It sure smells like one of their Native flowers.
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Other scent notes
Rose, Geranium, Jasmine, lily of valley, Camellia, Heliotrope, Arum Lily, Boronia and Gardenia