Rudolfiella aurantiaca plate
Rudolfiella aurantiaca from
The Orchid Album

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
SubTribe: Lycastinae
Genus: Rudolfiella
Hoehne 1944
Type Species
Rudolfiella aurantiaca

Rudolfiella, abbreviated as Rud in horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids comprising of 8 species


Plants are found in Panama, South America, Trinidad, and Brazil.


Plants in this genus have four pollina and tetragonal shaped pseudobulbs


Plants should be grown in shady conditions with intermediate to warm temperatures. Watering should be done when potting mix just begins to dry. Pot plants in 75% fine bark and 25% perlite or in full sphagnum moss.


This genus is named after german taxonomist Freidrich Richard Rudolf Schelchter


  1. Lindleyella Schlechter 1914
  2. Schlechterella Hoehne 1899

Species Edit

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