Thunia Blooms!

Thunia Gattonensis 'Adagent'
May 19, 2020

Thunia Gattonensis 'Adagent', hybrid Thunia orchid.  

There are only about six species are in the genus Thunia. These terrestrial orchids are deciduous and grow in tropical forests that are seasonally dry. 
Native to Northern India, Myanmar, Thailand & China, their stems are leafless during their dry season, which begins in mid-November. In late March they wake up and begin growing explosively until flowering in June–July.