Tuberolabium rhopalorrhachis plate
Tuberolabium rhopalorrhachis from A Century of Indian Orchids

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Tuberolabium
Yamamoto 1924
Type Species
Tuberolabium kotoense

Tuberolabium is a genus comprised of around fifteen species.


The genus is distributed from S.E. Asia, the Philippines to New Guinea and some Pacific Islands. They are usually found in rain forest areas


Plants in this genus are epiphytes.


Plant grows from intermediate to warm conditions with medium amounts of light. Plants should be potted in medium bark, tree fern or sphagnum moss. Water everytime when the mix has just about dried.


This genus is named after the swelling at the front of the lips of the species.

Species Edit

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