Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Hymenorchis
Schltr. 1913
Type Species

Hymenorchis abbreviated as Hyrch in horticultural trade, is a genus comprised of around ten species.


The genus is distributed in New Guinea, Java and the Philippines.


Plants in this genus have short stems, free sepals, and an immobile lip.


Plant grows in intermediate conditions with medium amounts of light. Plants should be potted in medium bark or sphagnum moss. Water everytime when the mix has just about dried. Plant can also be mounted


The genus is named after the delicate tissue of the flower.

Species Edit

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