Phaius subtrilobus

Phaius subtrilobus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Bletiinae
Genus: Phaius
Species: Phaius subtrilobus
Binomial name
Phaius subtrilobus
Ames & C. Schweinf. 1920

Phaius subtrilobus is a species in the genus Phaius.


Plant blooms in the summer with several flowers.


Plant are found growing in the lower montane forest of Borneo at elevations of 1300 to 1600 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: The Almost-Three Lobed Phaius

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