The genus Rhynchostylis, abbreviated as Rhy in horticultural trade, is a member of the Orchid family (Orchidaceae), consisting of 3 species
Plants are distributed from India to south central China and Malesia
This genus is distinguished by its one-lobed lip.
Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and usually require moderate sun light and warm temperatures. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants), medium fir bark, or sphagnum moss.
This genus is named after its beak-like viscidium
- Anota Schlechter 1914
- Rhynchostylis coelestis (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. ex H.J.Veitch, 1891.
- Rhynchostylis gigantea (Lindl.) Ridl., 1896.
- Rhynchostylis gigantea subsp. gigantea.
- Rhynchostylis gigantea subsp. violacea (Lindl.) Christenson, 1985.
- Rhynchostylis retusa (L.) Blume, 1825.
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