Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Neofinetia
Hu 1925
Type Species
Neofinetia falcata

Neofinetia abbreviated as Neof in horticultural trade, is a genus comprised of around three species.


The genus is distributed from China, Korea, Japan and the Ryukyu Islands


Plants in this genus have a chromosome count of 2n = 38


Plants are grown in pots with sphagnum moss or medium bark in cool to intermediate temperatures. Plants can be mounted on cork or treefern slabs. Grow under bright lights. Water regularly, about once every three days. Reduce watering during the winter to about once a week. They require good air circulation.


The genus is named after Achille Finet a French botanist


  1. Angorkis Thou. 1809
  2. Angorchis Spreng 1822
  3. Finetia Schlechter
  4. Nipponorchis Masamune 1934

Species Edit


PDF iconNeofinetia flora of China 2009

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