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Native Singaporean Orchid notes: Rhyncattleanthe Guanmiau City 'Black Flower'
Therapeutic Orchid notes:
Zeuxine strateumatica (L.) Schltr.
Chinese name: Xianzhu Lan
Taiwanese name: Cao Pu Lan (bunched grass orchid)
Indian name: Shwethuli in Bengal Nepalese name: Kansjhar
Bangladeshi name: Swet huli, Shwet huli
This is the most widely distributed species occurring abundantly in grassy locations in moist, swampy ground, even in running water, throughout India from the lowlands. It is almost a weed of some padi at low elevations in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Herbal Usage: Tubers are used as Salep. They are considered to be a blood puriﬁer and tonic, it is used externally for boils. It is also used to treat infections of the eye. It is still used as a tonic, or as a form of Salep, in Bangladesh
Pinalia spicata (D.Don) S.C. Chen & J.J Wood syn. Eria spicata (D. Don) Hand.- Mazz.
Chinese name: Mihuaping Lan
Phytochemistry: It contains nudol, erianthridin, sitosterol, erianol and an uncharacterized fatty alcohol.
Herbal Usage: In Nepal, stems are rendered into powder and consumed to treat stomach ache, or are made into a paste and applied as a poultice for the relief of headache.
Common name: Jersey Orchid
Indian name: Salep misri , shala misriri
In India, the tubers were used as an expectorant, an astringent and as nourishment. Powder prepared from dried tubers was used to prepare salep, a drink that was alleged to boost one’s libido and sexual performance. Salep drinking boomed during the heyday of the Ottoman Empire when even sultans took to eating halva made with salep.
Fun fact- No one knows why, but in Iran and Afghanistan, grazing goats and sheep avoid this orchid
Apostasia wallichii R. Br.
Chinese name: Jianyeni Lan
Thai name: Tan khamoi, Ma thon lak
Indonesian name: Djukut mayang kasintu (grass like tail feather of jungle cockerel)
Malay name: Hanching fatimah, Kenching Fatimah
It is distributed from Nepal, Assam (India), Sri Lanka, Thailand, Hainan and south-west Yunnan (in China) and through Southeast Asia to even New Guinea and Australia. Flowering is not seasonal. The root is used as a tonic in Thailand. It was used as an antidiabetic agent in Malaya
Ischnogyne manadarinanum (Kranzl.) Schltr.
Chinese name: Shoufang Lan (slim house orchid)
Flowering season is May to June. This saxicolous orchid grows on rocks in forest and ravines at 700–1500 m in Shaanxi, Gansu, Hubei, Sichuan and Guizhou in China.
Herbal Usage: Herb is obtained from Shanxi, Hubei and Sichuan. In China, the whole plant is sometimes used to treat tuberculous patients who cough, and bronchitis. The herb is obtained from Shaanxi, Hubei and Sichuan.
Other scent notes
Oud, Oakmoss, Aqua, lotus, bergamot, green melon, spearmint, berries and peach