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What are Orchids?

  • Orchids is the common name for the family, Orchidaceae.
  • It is the largest family of the flowering plants, and the name is derived from the genus Orchis.
  • There are 880 genera and nearly 22,000 accepted species, but the exact number is unknown since classification differs greatly in the academic world.
  • The largest genera are Bulbophyllum (2,000 species), Epidendrum (1,500 species), Dendrobium (1,400 species) and Pleurothallis (1,000 species).

Find out more at our Orchids Culture Guide.


The flower of
Vanilla species.
Miscellaneous Orchid Genus: A - E | F - K | L - P | Q - Z
Groups: Terrestrial orchids | Jewel Orchids
Miscellaneous Orchid Genus A to E
Acampe ochracea (Thailand)
Acriopsis indica (Malaysia)
Acriopsis javanica
Acriopsis ridleyi (Malaysia)
This is probably an epiphytic species that can be found growing like terrestrials on disturbed and exposed sloped near primary highland montane forest. It produces upright branching inflorescences with many flowers about 8mm in diameter.
Aerides falcata
Aerides flabellata (Thailand)
Aerides houlletiana (Thailand)
Aerides lawrenciae (Philippines)
Aerides lawrenciae "Red Form" (Philippines)
Aerides leeana (Philippines)
Endemic to many parts of Luzon and island of Samar, growing as an epitphyte at about 800m. It produces small bright pink-purple flowers.
Aerides multiflora (Thailand)
Aerides odorata (China, South East Asia)
This is a widely distributed species that grows from 300 to 2000m a.s.l. They are epiphyte that grows high up on trees where they receive plenty of sunlight. They can bear up to 40 flowers each measuring 2.5cm in diameter.
Aerides quinquevulnera Var. purpurata (Philippines, P. N. G.)
An epiphytic species grows at elevations from 300m - 2000m throught philippines. Inflorescences is pendulous and carries up to 30 flowers 2.5cm in diameter. This variety has solid purple flowers.
Aerides quinquevulnera Var. farmeri (Philippines, P. N. G.)
An epiphytic species grows at elevations from 300m - 2000m throught philippines. This is an albino form with pure white flowers.
Aerides rubescens
Amesiella philippinensis (Philippines)
Amesiella monticola (Philippines)
Arachnis flos-aeris (Malaysia, Thailand)
Arachnis longisepala (Malaysia)
 
 
Ascochilus emarginatus
Ascochilus emarginatus
Ascocentrum ampullaceum
Ascocentrum ampullaceum " Alba" (Thailand)
Ascocentrum aureum (Indonesia)
Ascocentrum christensonianum (Thailand)
Ascocentrum miniatum (Thailand)
Ascoglossum calopterum (Philippines, Papua N. Guinea)
A epiphytic species that occurs at 300m.
Bromheadia scirpoidea
Cadetia collina (Papua New Guinea)
Ceratostylis heterophylla
Ceratostylis retisquama (Philippines)
This species is endemic to Philippines.
Chilochista parishii
Chilochista lunifera
Chilochista sp "0389"
Chilochista sp "0390"
Christensonia vietnamica
Cleisostoma discolor
Cleisostoma crochetii
Cleisostoma subulata
Cordiglottis filiformis
Cymbidium aloifolium
Cymbidium aloifolium alba
Cymbidium bicolor
Cymbidium ensifolium (China)
Cymbidium ensifolium "Alba" (China)
Dendrochilum longifolium (Indonesia)
Dendrochilum longifolium (Indonesia)
Dendrochilum aff. stenophyllum (Philippines)
Dendrochilum tennellum (Philippines)
Dyakia hendersoniana (Malaysia)
Drymoda siamensis
Dimorphorchis lowii
Dimorphorchis rosea
Epigeneium acuminatum (Philippines)
Dipodium paludosum
Dipodium paludosum
Eria albidotomentosa (Thailand)
Eria albidotomentosa "Yellow" (Thailand)
Eria albiflora (Malaysia)
Eria biglandulosa
Eria braddonii (Malaysia)
Eria floribunda
Eria floribunda "Red"
Eria javanica (Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia)
Eria lamonganensis
Eria obesa
Eria oblitterata
Eria ornata
Eria pellipes
Eria perpusilla
Eria profusa
Eria pubescens
Eria sp
Eria sp
Eria trilophota
Eria vanoverberghii
Eria xanthocheila
Miscellaneous Orchid Genus: A - E | F - K | L - P | Q - Z
Groups: Terrestrial orchids | Jewel Orchids

 

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