Phaius philippinensis N.E.Br. 1889 Photo by Raab Bustamante and The Wikiwand Website

Common Name The Philippine Phaius

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in the Philippines in shady locations at elevations up to 1300 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 4, lanceolate, deeply channeled petiolate base leaves that blooms on an erect, several flowered inflorescence holding the flowers towards the apex.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 15 881 - 944 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1984; Orchidiana Philipiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1986; Philippine Native SPecies Orchids Cootes 2011 photo fide;