Pholidota rubra

Pholidota rubra

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Pholidota
Species: P. rubra
Binomial name
Pholidota rubra
Lindl. 1830

Pholidota rubra, is an orchid in the genus Pholidota.


Plant blooms in the spring with many flowers.


Plant are found growing from Sikkim,India to Vietnam


Plants are grown from cool to warm temperatures in partial shade to moderate lighting. Water regularly during the summer, about once every two days and gradually reduce in the winter. Water about once every two to three weeks and gradually increase watering as new roots begin to show. Pot in a well drain medium. Pot in a plastic or clay pot with a mix of fine fir bark, tree fern fibers, and perlite or pot in New Zealand sphagnum moss.


Common Name: The red Pholidota


  1. Coelogyne rubra (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers 1862
  2. Pholidota undulata Wall. ex Lindl., 1830