Rhyncholaelia, abbreviated Rhynch in horticultural trade, is a small genus of two species from the orchid family (Orchidaceae).
They are distributed from Mexico to Honduras.
This genus use to belong to the genus Brassavola but was separated By Rudolf Schlecter in 1918
Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with full sun. Plant is a cool to warm growing orchid species. Plants prefer dry outs between watering. Water approximately once a week. Plants should not be excessively watered. Assure that the roots are never soggy. Plant can also be mounted. Reduce watering during the winter.
This genus is named after its elongated fruit and its similarities to the genus Laelia.