Tuberolabium rhopalorrhachis

Tuberolabium rhopalorrhachis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Tuberolabium
Species: Tblm. rhopalorrhachis
Binomial name
Tuberolabium rhopalorrhachis
(Rchb. f.) J.J. Wood 1990

Tuberolabium rhopalorrhachis is an species in the genus Tuberolabium.


Plant blooms from winter to spring with three to six 1 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found growing in the lower montane forest of Thailand, peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Ambon Island and the Philippines at elevations of 760 to 1260 metes


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.


Common Names: The Rod-Like Rhachis Tuberolabium


  1. Dendrocolla brachyglottis (Hook.f.) Ridl 1924
  2. *Dendrocolla rhopalarrhachis Rchb. f. 1857
  3. Saccolabium rhopalorhachis (Rchb. f.) Ridl. 1857
  4. Sarcochilus brachyglottis Hook.f. 1890
  5. Sarcochilus rhopalorrachis Rchb. f. 1863
  6. Thrixspermum brachyglottis (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891
  7. Thrixspermum brachyglottis (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891
  8. Thrixspermum rhopalorrachis [Rchb.f]Rchb. f. 1867
  9. Trachoma rhopalorhachis (Rchb. f.) Garay 1972