Phaius delavayi

Phaius delavayi

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Bletiinae
Genus: Phaius
Species: Phaius delavayi
Binomial name
Phaius delavayi
(Finet) P.J.Cribb & Perner 2002

Phaius delavayi is a species in the genus Phaius.


Plant blooms in the spring with several flowers.


Plant are found growing in Yunnan China at elevations above 1500 meters


Plants require shade and cool to warm temperatures. Plants should be potted in a mix that retain some moisture such as 40% fir bark, 30% sphagnum moss, and 30% soil. Medium should be kept moist during growing season. When growth matures with hold watering for 3 to 4 weeks. Repotting should be done after flowering. . New plants can be obtained from the old spikes by laying the spike out in sand and half covering it.


Common Names: Delavay's Phaius


  1. *Calanthe delavayi Finet 1900

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