Trichoglottis philippinensis

Trichoglottis philippinensis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Trichoglottis
Species: Trgl. philippinensis
Binomial name
Trichoglottis philippinensis
(Rchb. f.) Lindl. 1845

Trichoglottis philippinensis is an species in the genus Trichoglottis.


Plant blooms spring to summer with a single 4 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants is found growing in the Philippines and Borneo at elevations of 100 to 300 meters


Plant grows in moderate shade and warm temperatures. Pot plants in medium fir bark or sphagnum moss. Plants can also be mounted. Water when the potting media is just approaching dryness, but still a bit moist and never allow the potting media to become bone dry.


Common Names:The Philippine Trichioglottis


  1. Arachnis philippinensis (Lindl.) Ames 1938
  2. Staurochilus philippinensis (Lindl.) Backer 1952
  3. Stauropsis philippinensis Rchb. f. 1860

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