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Genus: Ada (Brassia) Species: allenii (bulb type) Indigenous to: Panama Ada (Brassia) / allenii (bulb type).
5" Pot
Panama
Madagascar Aeranthes / ramosa.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Aeranthes Species: ramosa Indigenous to: Madagascar
creeping miniature with 1/2" bulbs topped with 2 or 3 broad dark green or purplish leathery 1" leaves, beautiful 1" orange/red crystalline spidery flowers with an intense amethyst anther cap, blooms appear in dense clusters on leafless new growths that emerge in spring, definitely a cool breezy grower. Alamania / punicea.
Stick Mounted Plant
Mexico
Madagascar Angraecum / calceolus.
Slab Mounted Plant
an easy growing and floriferous angraecoid; clumping leafy growths with soft dark green 6" leaves; many branching 12" spikes bloom over several months producing lots of beautiful 1" starry lime green flowers with 1-1/2" nectary.
Fantastic species with cool blue flowers, stems up to 18 inches long Appendicula / malindangensis (Blue flower).
4" Basket
Philippines
Brazil Barbosella / australis.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Barbosella Species: australis Indigenous to: Brazil
Genus: Barbosella Species: gardneri Indigenous to: Brazil Barbosella / gardneri.
Stick Mounted Plant
Brazil
Mexico Barkeria / skinneri.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Barkeria Species: skinneri Indigenous to: Mexico
a very elegant epiphyte, stubby pencil-like bulbs produce single curved 10" to 15" terete leaves, plant produces multiple new growths which flower simultaneously, 6 to 20 flowers are densely arranged on 5" spikes, lime green 2" blooms have large flared heart-shaped pure white lips, very fragrant in the evening, flowers at least twice a year Brassavola / subulifolia (cordata).
Stick Mounted Plant
Jamaica
Venezuela Brassia / rhizomatosa.
6" Basket
Genus: Brassia Species: rhizomatosa Indigenous to: Venezuela
Genus: Brassia Species: warszewizcii (small flowers) Indigenous to: Peru Brassia / warszewizcii (small flowers).
6" Basket
Peru
New Guinea Bulbophyllum (Hapalochilus) / microrhombos.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Bulbophyllum (Hapalochilus) Species: microrhombos Indigenous to: New Guinea
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: averyanovii Indigenous to: Vietnam Bulbophyllum / averyanovii.
Slab Mounted Plant
Vietnam
Burma Bulbophyllum / comosum.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: comosum Indigenous to: Burma
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: coriophorum Indigenous to: Madagascar Bulbophyllum / coriophorum.
6" Basket
Madagascar
Borneo Bulbophyllum / cornutum.
Treefern Pole Mounted Plant
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: cornutum Indigenous to: Borneo
this compact form of dearii has round 1" bulbs evenly spaced along a short rhizome, each topped with a single 5" dark green paddle-shaped leaf, a short single-flowered inflorescence carries an attractive bold tesselated golden orange 3" flower; standouts include its large miter-shaped dorsal sepal, its cheeky lateral sepals, and its rocking bright orange lip Bulbophyllum / dearei (Kalimantan).
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Borneo
Java Bulbophyllum / ecornutum.
4" Basket
this bulbophyllum has bizarre 1-1/2" flowers that look more like little animals than plants, and smell like cherry cough syrup ; greenish-bronze sepals and petals are covered with red spots; lateral sepals are swept back while the dorsal sepal and petals curl towards the black lip which rocks both side-to-side as well as back and forth; freely branching rambling rhizome produces 1" bulbs which are topped by a single 5" long narrow leaf
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: facetum Indigenous to: Philippines Bulbophyllum / facetum.
Treefern Pole Mounted Plant
Philippines
Vietnam Bulbophyllum / frostii.
Stick Mounted Plant
an awesome miniature Bulbo with 3/4" fat squatty wrinkled purple bulbs spaced 1/2" apart on a creeping rhizome, each topped with a 1" dark green oval shiny leaf, blooms appear in clusters from the base of the bulbs, the beautiful 1" flowers are a glossy dark red with a rocking red lip and resemble a Dutch wooden shoe.
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: inconspicuum Indigenous to: Japan Bulbophyllum / inconspicuum.
Slab Mounted Plant
Japan
Borneo Bulbophyllum / inunctum.
4" Basket
really awesome!!!!! this titillating beauty is a very prolific grower having a rambling rhizome with handsome 6" veined broad leaves, short single-flowered spikes can emerge at any time of year, the incredible 3" blooms are cream-colored with bold red striping, the petals arcing downward Fu-Manchu-like beside the bottom fused sepals, the hinged mobile lip is bright yellow melding to a rich red at the base. I mean really awesome!!!!!
well-known and easy to grow and flower, this mat-forming Bulbo has widely spaced squatty 1/2" bulbs each topped with a single thick leathery 2" leaf, short spikes bear a highly unusual single 1-1/2" flower, most pronounced are the cream-colored red spotted bow-legged lateral sepals, with the smaller yellowish hooded dorsal spotted with red, smaller petals of the same color frame a tongue-shaped yellowish lip and column Bulbophyllum / lasiochilum.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Thailand
Malaysia Bulbophyllum / lasiochilum dark (breviscapum).
Stick Mounted Plant
upper half of flower nearly black
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: lilacinum Indigenous to: Malaysia Bulbophyllum / lilacinum.
Treefern Pole Mounted Plant
Malaysia
Philippines Bulbophyllum / maquilingense yellow.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: maquilingense yellow Indigenous to: Philippines
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: moniliforme Indigenous to: Thailand Bulbophyllum / moniliforme.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Thailand
Thailand Bulbophyllum / pectinatum.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: pectinatum Indigenous to: Thailand
a miniature with 3/4" bulbs each topped by a single broad leathery 2" leaf, short spikes emerge from new growths, each carries a single comparatively large 2" flower, yellow-green fully formed sepals and petals with a waxy white lip, summer bloomer Bulbophyllum / pectinatum var. transarisanense.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Taiwan
Thailand Bulbophyllum / physometrum.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: physometrum Indigenous to: Thailand
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: polyrrhizum sp P (Burma) Indigenous to: Burma Bulbophyllum / polyrrhizum sp P (Burma).
Slab Mounted Plant
Burma
New Guinea Bulbophyllum / rinkei (mini ovali-teague type).
Slab Mounted Plant
like an ovalifolium with reddish brown flowers, clumping mini. Very cute - originally collected by Walter Teague in the 70`s
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: sarcophylloides Indigenous to: India Bulbophyllum / sarcophylloides.
Slab Mounted Plant
India
Thailand Bulbophyllum / sp mini ovalifolium (Thailand).
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: sp mini ovalifolium (Thailand) Indigenous to: Thailand
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: sp. mini rambling laxiflorum type Indigenous to: Cambodia Bulbophyllum / sp. mini rambling laxiflorum type.
Stick Mounted Plant
Cambodia
Burma Bulbophyllum / sp. Sect. Brachystachyae Mini repens.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: sp. Sect. Brachystachyae Mini repens Indigenous to: Burma
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: stellatum Indigenous to: Philippines Bulbophyllum / stellatum.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Philippines
New Guinea Bulbophyllum / tentaculiferum.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: tentaculiferum Indigenous to: New Guinea
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: thiurum Indigenous to: Malaysia Bulbophyllum / thiurum.
Treefern Basket
Malaysia
Laos Bulbophyllum / tixieri (Sunipia grandiflora type).
Stick Mounted Plant
a choice miniature Bulbophyllum, dark maroon 1/2" bulbs on a creeping rhizome topped with a 2"dark green leaves; wirery 3" spikes are topped with dense clusters of crystalline 1/2" starry butter yellow fragrant blooms; nice plants and flower
Genus: Bulbophyllum Species: wallichii Indigenous to: Laos Bulbophyllum / wallichii.
Slab Mounted Plant
Laos
Vietnam Calanthe / leonidii [triplicata (Vietnam)].
4" Pot
Genus: Calanthe Species: leonidii [triplicata (Vietnam)] Indigenous to: Vietnam
attractive evergreen terrestrial producing a whorl of 12" - 14" plicate leaves, each matured growth produces up to four 18" erect spikes topped with a head of sequentially opening 2" slightly cupped crystalline blooms which have lavender sepals and petals and a darker purple large-lobed lip and a 1" nectary (Additional shipping may apply due to size of plant) Calanthe / sylvatica (large form).
4" Pot
Java
Brazil Cattleya / eldorado (wallisii).
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Cattleya Species: eldorado (wallisii) Indigenous to: Brazil
rediscovered in 1969 this fantastic Cattleya has pseudobulbs 6" to 10" long topped with single broad 10" leathery leaves, sheaths are produced at the apex of the bulb with 3 to 4 buds developing later within the sheath, the flower is impressive, a 6" rose-purple bloom with a large trumpet-shaped dark purple orange-throated lip, easy grower and fragrant Cattleya / jenmanii.
Stick Mounted Plant
Guiana
Philippines Ceratostylis / retisquama (rubra).
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Ceratostylis Species: retisquama (rubra) Indigenous to: Philippines
Genus: Ceratostylis Species: species aff backeri (Java) Indigenous to: Java Ceratostylis / species aff backeri (Java).
Slab Mounted Plant
Java
Java Chelonistele (Coelogyne) / sulphurea.
4" Basket
beautiful plant which quickly becomes a specimen, 1-1/2" bulbs and attractive single dark green waxy 8" leaves, new foliage is coppery/orange, arching 10" spikes emerge from new growths bearing up to a dozen great flowers, crystalline 1" blooms are a creamy sulfur yellow, large white lip has a bright orange spot, blooms twice a year, easy grower and mildly fragrant.
Genus: Chrysoglossum (Pilophyllum) Species: villosum Indigenous to: Borneo Chrysoglossum (Pilophyllum) / villosum.
4" Pot
Borneo
India Cirrhopetalum (Bulbophyllum) / campanulatum.
Stick Mounted Plant
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a nifty dwarf Cirrhopetalum with 1 1/2" bulbs topped with a single rounded 1 1/2" light green leaf, 3" spikes each hold one fascinating (hence the name) 5"-7" bloom, the flowers have a green dorsal and petals are edged with dangling minute violet tassels, the long tailed lateral sepals are bright red-brown tapering to green Cirrhopetalum (Bulbophyllum) / fascinator.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Laos
Philippines Cirrhopetalum (Bulbophyllum) / geminatum (biflorum Dark).
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Cirrhopetalum (Bulbophyllum) Species: geminatum (biflorum Dark) Indigenous to: Philippines
clumping plant , name might not be valid Cirrhopetalum (Bulbophyllum) / pumilio.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Burma
Vietnam Cirrhopetalum (Bulbophyllum) / sulfureum (restrep sp.51).
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Cirrhopetalum (Bulbophyllum) Species: sulfureum (restrep sp.51) Indigenous to: Vietnam
compact plant with squatty angular 1" bulbs placed every 2" on a creeping rhizome, single thick oblong dark green 4" leaves, 6" basal spikes produce a dense circular fan of 12 to 15 truly unique 2 1/2" flowers, hood-shaped white dorsal sepal with white lateral sepals which taper to hair-like threads (resembles C. medusae), fragrant Cirrhopetalum (Bulbophyllum) / vaginatum.
Stick Mounted Plant
Java
Colombia Cischweinfia / horichii (parva).
4" Basket
Genus: Cischweinfia Species: horichii (parva) Indigenous to: Colombia
Genus: Cischweinfia Species: rostrata Indigenous to: Colombia Cischweinfia / rostrata.
4" Basket
Colombia
Borneo Cleisocentron / merrillianum.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Cleisocentron Species: merrillianum Indigenous to: Borneo
Genus: Cleisostoma (Pelatantheria) Species: scolopendrifolium Indigenous to: China Cleisostoma (Pelatantheria) / scolopendrifolium.
Stick Mounted Plant
China
China Coelogyne / corymbosa.
Slab Mounted Plant
a charming cool growing miniature from the foothills of the Himalayas, 1" egg-shaped rumpled bulbs topped with a pair of rounded 4" leaves, 4" spikes emerge from the center of new growths carrying up to 6 stark white 2" flowers, lip is white with a pair of bright yellow spots bordered with deep orange, very attractive
Genus: Coelogyne Species: cumingii (Sumatra) Indigenous to: Sumatra Coelogyne / cumingii (Sumatra).
6" Basket
Sumatra
Vietnam Coelogyne / filipeda.
6" Basket
Genus: Coelogyne Species: filipeda Indigenous to: Vietnam
Genus: Coelogyne Species: pulchella Indigenous to: Burma Coelogyne / pulchella.
Stick Mounted Plant
Burma
New Guinea Coelogyne / sarasinorum.
6" Basket
Genus: Coelogyne Species: sarasinorum Indigenous to: New Guinea
Genus: Coelogyne Species: xyrekes Indigenous to: Malaysia Coelogyne / xyrekes.
4" Basket
Malaysia
India Cymbidium (Cyperorchis) / cochleare.
4" Basket
Genus: Cymbidium (Cyperorchis) Species: cochleare Indigenous to: India
Genus: Cymbidium Species: dayanum Indigenous to: India Cymbidium / dayanum.
5" Pot
India
Taiwan Cymbidium / ensifolium v. alba Teku Sushin.
4" Pot
typical miniature Cymbidium growth habit, dark green 10" to 12" foliage with relatively narrow leaves, spikes reach the top of the leaves and carry up to 8 flowers each, the 2" blossoms are brilliant greenish yellow with a pure yellow lip, hardy grower and very very fragrant
a compact very attractive and floriferous Cymbidium with narrow cylindrical 4" bulbs bearing 2 to 4 leaves with a thin petiole that flares out into rather broad deep bluish-green 12" foliage, numerous 8" basal spikes each carry up to 10 gorgeous blooms, the 2" flowers are creamy white with spreading sepals and white petals with a crimson longitudinal stripe, large lip is white with crimson spotting, free-flowering mildly fragrant blooms, easy grower Cymbidium / lancifolium.
4" Pot
Java
China Cymbidium / pumilum.
4" Pot
Genus: Cymbidium Species: pumilum Indigenous to: China
a prolific deciduous terrestrial, 1-2 seasonal leaves appear in spring from an annual tuber that produce a 4" to 10" spike carrying from two to ten 1" little pink blushed man flowers that are all lip, freely seeds and sprouts about .. everywhere. Cynorkis / fastigiata.
2" Pot
Madagascar
Peru Cyrtochilum (Oncidium) / villenaorum.
8" Basket
(Additioal shipping may apply due to very large nature of this spectacular species.)
a beautiful plant, upright 24" canes with purple striations on new canes, glossy dark green 3" foliage is slightly oblong with purple edges, dense pendulous clusters of up to 25 flowers appear on both deciduous and leafy canes, 1" blooms are pure white with an amethyst purple lip, blooms in winter and spring, easy grower Dendrobium / amethystoglossum.
Stick Mounted Plant
Philippines
India Dendrobium / anceps.
Stick Mounted Plant
unique and rare species similar in growth habit to D. leonis; pseudobulbs consist of thin, pendant canes covered with evergreen, interlocking, terete, succulent leaves that almost give this orchid a braided appearance, 3/4" to 1" flowers are pale greenish yellow with a cream spotted red lip; blooms successively
Genus: Dendrobium Species: aurantiiflammeum Indigenous to: Borneo Dendrobium / aurantiiflammeum.
Stick Mounted Plant
Borneo
Thailand Dendrobium / bellatulum.
Stick Mounted Plant
this attractive mini is named after its beautiful lip, cigar-shaped fat 3" pseudobulbs with bluish-green 2" leaves, 1- 1/2" flowers appear at random from leaf nodes on leafless canes, blooms throughout the year, sepals and petals are creamy white, broad bilobed lip is bright orange with a scarlet throat, easy grower
a gorgeous easy-growing miniature antelope-type Dendrobium, this drought-resistant plant has the appearance of a succulent and is mounted on its native paperbark Melaleuca tree, round 1" bulbs are topped with 3 or 4 narrow semi-cylindrical 5" leaves, several 18" spikes appear in late winter bearing 2 or 3 dozen flowers each, twisted sepals and upright petals (hence "antelope") are light green with yellow tips, lip is white with rich mauve markings, very fragrant Dendrobium / canaliculatum.
Stick Mounted Plant
Australia
China Dendrobium / chrysanthum.
Stick Mounted Plant
a large pendant species with up to 6' long canes with shiny green deciduous 5" leaves, gorgeous blooms emerge in clusters from maturing canes, the rounded 2" flowers are brilliant golden yellow with two large dark blood red oval spots on a wavy lip, very fragrant
Genus: Dendrobium Species: chrysocrepis Indigenous to: Burma Dendrobium / chrysocrepis.
Stick Mounted Plant
Burma
Thailand Dendrobium / chrysotoxum.
Stick Mounted Plant
medium to large-sized plant that can become almost gargantuan with age, this extremely easy grower blooms off of old and new pseudobulbs alike, and is very floriferous; two-inch flowers appear on multiple, arching and pendant spikes carrying up to 25 flowers each in spring/early summer; extremely fragrant blossoms are bright yellow with a darker yellow lip; this plant absolutely thrives outdoors in coastal southern California and other warm climates.
Like hassaltii but different, very upright with intense dark purple flowers Dendrobium / cornutum.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Sulawesi Island
New Guinea Dendrobium / cuthbertsonii purple.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Dendrobium Species: cuthbertsonii purple Indigenous to: New Guinea
choice species found during the Victorian orchid rush and not commonly seen in collections, this deciduous orchid produces many delicate-looking, but long-lived pure white 1-1/2" blooms on 6" to 8" spikes, which have a shape that is slightly different from most dendrobiums, including a large flat lip with fuzzy pale pink markings near the nectary Dendrobium / fytchianum (white).
Stick Mounted Plant
Burma
Vanuatu Island Dendrobium / gnomus.
Stick Mounted Plant
this extremely rare orchid of section Pedilonum bears 4" to 8" stems that become pendant and leafless as they grow, mass clusters of fascinating, intense purple- pink blooms; individual flowers are small (less than 1/2"), but produce an overall very showy appearance
Some thing new and exciting; tiny minute small pea-size bulbs that are deciduous, half inch dark green leaves, flowers are very large for thew size of the plants measuring close to 1" dwarfing the plant. Dendrobium / hekouense.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
China
India Dendrobium / hookerianum.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Dendrobium Species: hookerianum Indigenous to: India
a delightful miniature version of Den. aggregatum with creeping 1-1/2" bulbs with a 1" shiny green oval leaf, short drooping spikes each producing 1-3 brilliant golden orange flattened 1 1/4" flowers, quickly forms a compact specimen Dendrobium / jenkinsii.
Stick Mounted Plant
India
Burma Dendrobium / laterale.
Stick Mounted Plant
new plants very small
charming dwarf, strongly pendant 15" canes with beautiful bright-green foliage, canes can produce blooms for up to 10 years, clusters of long-lasting 1-1/2" tubular flowers range in color from brilliant red to vivid purple, blooms continuously, grows moist and accepts a broad temperature range Dendrobium / lawesii.
Stick Mounted Plant
Bougainville
New Guinea Dendrobium / leucocyanum.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Dendrobium Species: leucocyanum Indigenous to: New Guinea
Genus: Dendrobium Species: linawianum (nobile) Vietnam Indigenous to: Vietnam Dendrobium / linawianum (nobile) Vietnam.
Stick Mounted Plant
Vietnam
Philippines Dendrobium / miyakei (goldschmidtianum).
4" Basket
lush dark green 3" leaves on pendulous leafy canes up to 18", massive clusters of 3/4" brilliant purple flowers appear on the lower 2/3's of bare canes, blooms have dark purple striping and a yellow anther cap, flowers several times per year producing fantastic displays, large plants are always in bloom! (Additional charge may apply due to size of plant)
a beautiful tri-lip form or peloric form of the species Dendrobium / nobile var. cooksonianum.
Stick Mounted Plant
India
New Guinea Dendrobium / parvulum ssp. huliorum (delicatulum).
Slab Mounted Plant
white flowered form
pendant 10" to 18" canes with deciduous 3" leaves, leafless canes produce short spikes at the old leaf nodes, each node has 2 to 3 very showy blooms, the 2" flowers have rose-pink sepals and petals and contrast nicely with the large pale yellow fuzzy trumpet-shaped lip, lightly veined purple, very fragrant Dendrobium / primulinum.
Stick Mounted Plant
Vietnam
New Guinea Dendrobium / protractum (limpidum large).
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a larger ascending and freely branching version of limpidum that has a beautiful cascading effect.
this orchid has a growth habit with little or no resemblance to that of other dendrobiums, looking almost more like a miniature Hoya than an orchid, with long, trailing pendant growths that carry single, spear shaped, succulent leaves which are evenly spaced along each growth; mature specimens are truly incredible plants to be in the presence of; 1" waxy bloom has bright green sepals and petals with a pure white lip with purple markings in the center, fragrance of green apples Dendrobium / pugioniforme.
Stick Mounted Plant
Australia
Lumbok Island Dendrobium / rindjaniense.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Dendrobium Species: rindjaniense Indigenous to: Lumbok Island
one half the size of elliotianum Dendrobium / species micro elliotianum.
Stick Mounted Plant
Burma
New Guinea Dendrobium / subclausum ssp speciosum.
6" Basket
large plant, mass mid summer bloomer candy corn flowers upright grower with broad leaves, there are at least 5 different subclausum types that I have in my collection that I sell under phlox (narrow leaf types) and subclausum (wide leaf types) which are not taxonomically described correctly, currently all are lumped together under subclausum by KEW
Genus: Dendrobium Species: subuliferum Indigenous to: New Guinea Dendrobium / subuliferum.
Slab Mounted Plant
New Guinea
Thailand Dendrobium / sulcatum.
Slab Mounted Plant
a beautiful Dendrobium with odd flattened 8" oval shaped bulbs with 4" ovate leaves, short pendant spikes emerge from both leafy and leafless canes carrying dense clusters of 1-1/2" blooms, the attractive bell-shaped flowers are a bright yellow-orange with an orange boat-shaped lip and red venation, fragrant.
Bizarre, compact Dendrobium with terete leaves emerging from thin stem above a ovate 1" pseudobulbs, giving the plant a very grassy, elegant appearance even when not in bloom (looks like green onions); 1/2" flowers are usually a crystalline white with rich, reddish-purple edging and veins on the lip; the plant is nearly always in bloom Dendrobium / tenellum.
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Java
Thailand Dendrobium / tortile.
Stick Mounted Plant
a remarkable, compact, and uncomplicated grower, this Dendrobium has 3" blooms on plants that seldom reach more than 10" in height; flowers are a bewitching bright pink with contrasting darker pink on the sepal and petal tips; creamy lip is lightly edged in purple with lavender veins in the center; twisted sepals and petals make the blossom look somewhat like a propeller
Genus: Dendrobium Species: trichostomum yellow Indigenous to: New Guinea Dendrobium / trichostomum yellow.
Slab Mounted Plant
New Guinea
Burma Dendrobium / virgineum.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Dendrobium Species: virgineum Indigenous to: Burma
Genus: Dendrochilum Species: apoense Indigenous to: Philippines Dendrochilum / apoense.
Slab Mounted Plant
Philippines
Philippines Dendrochilum / arachnites.
4" Basket
Genus: Dendrochilum Species: arachnites Indigenous to: Philippines
the original necklace orchid, 1" bulbs topped by 5" straight and narrow leaves, multiple pendulous 18" spikes with up to 100 rank-and-file tightly arranged crystalline 1/4" golden-yellow flowers on each, quickly forms a specimen plant, very fragrant. Dendrochilum / filiforme.
4" Basket
Philippines
New Guinea Diplocaulobium / fariniferum.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Diplocaulobium Species: fariniferum Indigenous to: New Guinea
Genus: Dracula Species: carderi (inaequalis) Indigenous to: Colombia Dracula / carderi (inaequalis).
4" Basket
Colombia
Ecuador Dracula / carlueri.
4" Basket
Genus: Dracula Species: carlueri Indigenous to: Ecuador
a fine orchid with beautiful contrasting flowers, clumping 6" paddle-shaped leaves, short infloresences appear from the sides of the basket, 1" blooms tilt slightly down with 2" long reddish tails, the fused tepals are triangular in shape, very finely hirsute, white and centrally spotted with dark red, tiny club-like petals are reddish-orange, minute lip is white, one of the few Draculas producing more than one open flower at a time per spike Dracula / decussata (niesseniae).
4" Basket
Colombia
Costa Rica Dracula / gaskelliana.
4" Basket
considered by some as a smaller variety of D. erythrochaete, small plant up to 4" high with a 6" descending spike producing up to 4 flowers which open successively, the pubescent rounded fused sepals are white and finely spotted purple, producing a triangular shaped slightly cupped 3" bloom with dark red/purple tails, small spoon shaped lip is white to blush, this is a good beginner's Dracula.(able to tolerate slightly warmer temperatures)
thought to possibly be a natural hybrid Dracula / kareniae.
4" Basket
Ecuador
Panama Dracula / mopsus.
4" Basket
Genus: Dracula Species: mopsus Indigenous to: Panama
Genus: Dracula Species: papillosa Indigenous to: Ecuador Dracula / papillosa .
4" Basket
Ecuador
Colombia Dracula / vampira.
4" Basket
a magnificent species named for its resemblance to a bat, this larger plant has 8"-10" leaves with successive blooming 12" spikes, 6" flowers with rounded fused greenish sepals are radially striped in purple/black nearly obscuring its basil color, tails are a reddish black, the creamy white lip is spoon shaped with pinkish yellow veins
Genus: Encyclia (Cattleya) Species: citrina ssp karwinskii Indigenous to: Mexico Encyclia (Cattleya) / citrina ssp karwinskii.
Stick Mounted Plant
Mexico
Mexico Encyclia / chacaoensis.
4" Basket
an extremely spicy sweet fragrant and attractive Encyclia, allied to E. fragrans, ovoid 2 1/2" bulbs topped with up to three arching 8" light green leaves, 4" apical spikes carrying up to 10 densely clustered flowers, 1 1/2" blooms are greenish white with an upturned shell shaped lip that is white with radiating purple lines
Genus: Encyclia Species: livida Indigenous to: Mexico Encyclia / livida.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Mexico
Mexico Encyclia / maculosa.
Slab Mounted Plant
an attractive compact Encyclia with a miniature beautiful flower, 2" conical bulbs topped with 5" - 6" dark green glossy leaves, spikes up to 10" bear sequentially blooming long-lasting flowers, several of which will be open simultaneously, flower exteriors and buds are covered with papillose projections, 1/3" flowers are orange-brown minutely spotted with red, yellow pollen cap is surrounded by the itsy lip and bitsy side lobes which are white with tiny magenta spots
silvery green foliage on pear-shaped bulbs, spikes up to 18" have 10 to 25 long-lived bright orange to deep scarlet flowers, the flat blooms are 2" in diameter and have a narrow bright yellow lip, truly beautiful but has special needs: this spectacular plant is a definite cool/wet grower i.e., air-conditioned homes or offices Encyclia / vitellina.
Stick Mounted Plant
Mexico
Cuba Epidendrum (Nanodes) / neoporpax.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Epidendrum (Nanodes) Species: neoporpax Indigenous to: Cuba
Genus: Epidendrum Species: macasense Indigenous to: Ecuador Epidendrum / macasense.
Slab Mounted Plant
Ecuador
Venezuela Epidendrum / purum ( hartii ).
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Epidendrum Species: purum ( hartii ) Indigenous to: Venezuela
Genus: Epigeneium Species: aff clemensiae Indigenous to: China Epigeneium / aff clemensiae.
Slab Mounted Plant
China
Java Epigeneium / triflorum v. orientale.
4" Basket
a very attractive compact species, quadrangular 1 1/2" bulbs with a pair of bi-lobed 6" leaves, thin and arching apical spikes reach 12" long carry up to 15 beautiful creamy white long-lasting 2" star-shaped blooms, lip is white with a yellow throat and red markings on the inside, free flowering year round, easy grower.
Genus: Eria (Conchidium) Species: extinctorium Indigenous to: Nepal Eria (Conchidium) / extinctorium.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Nepal
Taiwan Eria / amica.
Stick Mounted Plant
a beautiful compact representative of a large but relatively unknown genus allied to Dendrobium, clumping 2" bulbs topped with a trio of 3" leaves, thin roots are fuzzy, 3" spikes emerge from the sides of mature bulbs carrying up to 7 blooms each, the 3/4" flowers have deep yellow sepals and petals with red striations, bright yellow lip has red side-lobes, easy growing winter/spring bloomer, fragrant.
Genus: Eria Species: carinata Indigenous to: Vietnam Eria / carinata.
Slab Mounted Plant
Vietnam
Sumatra Eria / merapiensis (sp.bright yellow).
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Eria Species: merapiensis (sp.bright yellow) Indigenous to: Sumatra
a neat semi-pendant miniature with a vandaceous growth-habit, 3/4" wide leaves reach 6" in length, spikes emerge from the base of the stem between the leaves producing a cluster of attractive 3/4" blooms, greenish yellow sepals and petals are spotted with dark crimson, proportionately pouch-like lip is yellow edged in red with a fuzzy white appendage on the tip, easy grower and frequent bloomer Gastrochilus / calceolaris.
Stick Mounted Plant
China
Brazil Gomesa / crispa.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Gomesa Species: crispa Indigenous to: Brazil
Genus: Habenaria Species: roebelenii Indigenous to: Vietnam Habenaria / roebelenii.
3" Pot
Vietnam
Cambodia Habenaria / xanthochila (yellow).
2" Pot
Genus: Habenaria Species: xanthochila (yellow) Indigenous to: Cambodia
a favorite mini-miniature twig epiphyte, Phalaenopsis-like growth habit with pendant 2" leaves, short spikes produce consecutive charming chartreuse 1" blooms with a ruby red spotted lip, nearly ever-blooming, easy grower, heavily fragrant, likes to grow moist Haraella / odorata.
Stick Mounted Plant
Taiwan
Vietnam Holcoglossum / auriculatum (subulifolium).
Stick Mounted Plant
graceful, cooler growing semi-pendant epiphyte with 8"-10" semi-terete fleshy leaves, arching, branching inflorescence carries numerous thinly textured, crystalline white 1-1/2" blooms, flared petals, anchor-shaped lip is white with orange throat
Genus: Holcoglossum Species: rupestre Indigenous to: China Holcoglossum / rupestre.
Stick Mounted Plant
China
Mexico Laelia / anceps.
Stick Mounted Plant
this is a truly great hardy drought-tolerant species with fantastic flowers, L. anceps is a Christmas bloomer, angular 4" bulbs with a solitary thick dark green 8" leaf, long 2 ft. spikes each with clusters of 2 to 5 flowers, the very showy 4" to 5" blooms are pale lavender with an intense crimson lip that has a yellow/red striped center, very easy to grow and fragrant, does very well outdoors down to 32 F. (Additional shipping may apply due to size of plant)
Genus: Laelia Species: anceps 'Mendenhall' AM/AOS Indigenous to: Mexico Laelia / anceps 'Mendenhall' AM/AOS.
Stick Mounted Plant
Mexico
Mexico Laelia / anceps ssp dawsonii.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Laelia Species: anceps ssp dawsonii Indigenous to: Mexico
Genus: Laelia Species: anceps ssp guerrero 'Broadview' AM/AOS Indigenous to: Mexico Laelia / anceps ssp guerrero 'Broadview' AM/AOS.
Stick Mounted Plant
Mexico
Mexico Laelia / anceps v. veitchiana.
Stick Mounted Plant
an easy grower, typical Laelia anceps growth habit and flower except for the pure white sepals and petals and light lavender to blush lip (some would call blue), center is yellow with dark crimson venation, another gorgeous bloom. (Additional shipping may apply due to size of plant)
natural hybrid collected in Michoacan Laelia / anceps x autumnalis natural hybrid.
Stick Mounted Plant
Mexico
Mexico Laelia / autumnalis.
Stick Mounted Plant
a beautiful fall-blooming Laelia with 4" - 5" conical bulbs carrying 2 - 3 short thick leaves, producing 30" spikes with up to 12 showy 4" blooms, the spreading flowers are a soft lilac-rose with a magenta-tipped white lip, easy to grow and fragrant. (Additional shipping charge may apply due to size of plant)
Genus: Laelia Species: dayana coerulea Indigenous to: Brazil Laelia / dayana coerulea.
Stick Mounted Plant
Brazil
Brazil Laelia / kettieana.
2" Pot
Genus: Laelia Species: kettieana Indigenous to: Brazil
easy grower, charming dwarf Laelia with 2" narrow bulbs topped by glossy thick leaves, 3" flowers appear singly or in pairs on new growths as leaf opens, blooms are lavender with a dark tubular flared lip containing a yellow center, absolutely fabulous and floriferous Laelia / praestans.
Stick Mounted Plant
Brazil
Mexico Laelia / speciosa.
Stick Mounted Plant
extremely hardy and spectacular species, another dwarf with very large flowers, the 2" bulbs produce 1-2 pinkish lavender beauties, up to 5", with purple spotted pale lavender lips, dry winter rest will produce spectacular results in May
an epiphyte of misty forests, 3" bulbs with a wide 8" leaf, the 18" arching spikes carry attractive 3" flowers, the blooms are an impressive brown leopard-like spots on a green background with the typical large heart-shaped white lip Lemboglossum (Odontoglossum) / cordatum.
Slab Mounted Plant
Mexico
Mexico Lemboglossum (Odontoglossum) / rossii.
Stick Mounted Plant
2" bulbs with a light green 5" leaf producing 6" spikes with up to 6 flowers each, white to pink 3" blooms with reddish-brown blotches, large flared white lip with a yellow center, long-lasting blooms.
Genus: Lepanthes Species: auriculata. Indigenous to: Ecuador Lepanthes / auriculata..
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Ecuador
Mexico Lockhartia / species.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Lockhartia Species: species Indigenous to: Mexico
Genus: Malleola Species: flammea Indigenous to: Philippines Malleola / flammea.
Stick Mounted Plant
Philippines
Ecuador Masdevallia / andreettana.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Masdevallia Species: andreettana Indigenous to: Ecuador
a larger and pendant-growing Masdevallia with waxy, grayish green leaves that can reach 12" in length, this awesome plant has a 3" bright yellow/orange bloom with a tiny red lip in the center, fragrance is reminiscent of Limburger cheese Masdevallia / caesia.
Treefern Pole Mounted Plant
Colombia
Panama Masdevallia / erinacea (horrida).
Slab Mounted Plant
just in from Mars, a beautiful mini miniature with clumping grass like 1-1/2" leaves, short 2" single flowered spikes producing alien-looking 1/2" blooms, the cuppy spiny flowers are yellow, spotted red/brown with dangling globular tipped yellow tails, must be kept moist at all times
a delightful floriferous miniature Masdevallia with clumping 3" long, narrow light green leaves, many short single flowered spikes appear simultaneously to the height of the foliage bearing lovely 2" dark red/purple blooms, the slender dorsal sepal is held perpendicular to the slender lateral sepals, quick to form into small mass-blooming specimen plants Masdevallia / herradurae.
Slab Mounted Plant
Colombia
Peru Masdevallia / lilacina.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Masdevallia Species: lilacina Indigenous to: Peru
Genus: Masdevallia Species: lychniphora Indigenous to: Peru Masdevallia / lychniphora.
Slab Mounted Plant
Peru
Ecuador Masdevallia / melanoxantha.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Masdevallia Species: melanoxantha Indigenous to: Ecuador
1-1/2" tall densely foliated with narrow leaves, the tiny flowers are white and bell-shaped with yellow-tipped sepals, charming little plant Masdevallia / minuta.
Stick Mounted Plant
Surinam
Ecuador Masdevallia / pachyura.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Masdevallia Species: pachyura Indigenous to: Ecuador
Genus: Masdevallia Species: pachyura yellow Indigenous to: Ecuador Masdevallia / pachyura yellow.
2" Pot
Ecuador
Ecuador Masdevallia / polysticta.
3" Pot
an attractive Masdevallia with 5" tall leaves, produces flushes of multi-flowered simultaneously blooming 6" spikes, the pretty 1/2" triangular blooms are white and peppered in purple and are internally pubescent with 1/2" yellow tails, the dorsal sepal forms a hood over the smaller internal floral components
a terrific plant with a clumping growth habit, dark green 4" leaves, single flowered 3" spikes emerge from the base of the leaves, the brightly colored fleshy tubular 2-1/2" blooms are dark purple with yellow 1-1/2" tails which flare outwards, fairly easy grower Masdevallia / rolfeana.
2" Pot
Costa Rica
Panama Masdevallia / rolfeana select.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Masdevallia Species: rolfeana select Indigenous to: Panama
a handsome plant with large clumps of dark green 5" leaves, 6" spikes emerge from the base of the leaves carrying a beautiful dark purple tubular bloom which flares into a flat 1-1/2" wide flower, inside it is yellow merging into purple with a sharply contrasting broad white band on the inner half of the lower sepals, 3" orange-yellow tails, great flower Masdevallia / schroederiana.
Slab Mounted Plant
Costa Rica
Ecuador Masdevallia / sotoana.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Masdevallia Species: sotoana Indigenous to: Ecuador
Genus: Masdevallia Species: tricarinata Indigenous to: Colombia Masdevallia / tricarinata.
Slab Mounted Plant
Colombia
Venezuela Masdevallia / wendlandiana.
Slab Mounted Plant
a wonderfully easy warm-growing Masdevallia with 3" narrow leaves, flush blooms with single-flowered inflorescences, 1" narrow white blooms bear basal purple stripes on the sepals' interior, flaring into yellow-tipped tails,
Genus: Maxillaria Species: bradei Indigenous to: Brazil Maxillaria / bradei.
Slab Mounted Plant
Brazil
Peru Maxillaria / dillonii.
5" Pot
2" bulbs topped with a single 15" lanceolate leaf, unutterably gorgeous 4" blooms appear in flushes on 4" spikes, the narrow spreading sepals are bright yellow with forward leaning petals which uniquely and abruptly bend 90 degrees to either side, the lip is golden orange with ruffled red edges. (Additional shipping may apply due to size of plant)
fabulously beautiful mini with 1/2" squat bulbs several lanceolate 4" leaves, erect single-flowered 3" inflorescences appear randomly throughout the year, wide-open flowers are vertically spreading, with long tapering lateral sepals and petals, color is translucent creamy beige-pink with prominent red polka dots, arrow-shaped lip is creamy boldly spotted bright red Maxillaria / neophylla (attenuata).
4" Basket
Ecuador
Colombia Maxillaria / pseudo-reichenheimiana.
4" Basket
Genus: Maxillaria Species: pseudo-reichenheimiana Indigenous to: Colombia
Genus: Maxillaria Species: pyhalae (fucata type) Indigenous to: Peru Maxillaria / pyhalae (fucata type).
6" Basket
Peru
Venezuela Maxillaria / sophronitis.
Slab Mounted Plant
a fantastic miniature with a neat lush branching growth habit which quickly forms a specimen plant, multiplying 1/2" bulbs on a creeping branching rhizome, bulbs are topped with one or two bright-green leathery 1" leaves, short single-flowered basal spikes carry a gorgeous 3/4" crystalline brilliant orange bloom, oval pointed sepals with smaller clasped petals enclosing a brilliant yellow lip, very beautiful and charming.
a mini-miniature with a pendulous clumping growth habit, minute bulbs topped with a single fleshy sickle-shaped semi-terete 2" leaf, single flowers appear at the base of the bulbs throughout the year, the 3/4" blooms are somewhat closed with creamy sepals and petals covered with purple striations, protruding lip is pure white, easy grower and free-flowering. Maxillaria / uncata.
Stick Mounted Plant
Belize
New Guinea Mediocalcar / agathodaemonis.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Mediocalcar Species: agathodaemonis Indigenous to: New Guinea
attractive and easy growing member of the genus, clumping tapered olive green 3" bulbs topped with 2 to 3 dark green 12" leaves, 12" basal spikes produce up to a dozen large showy 2 1/2" blooms, sepals and petals are brown with yellow spots, large funnel-shaped flared lip is pure white with red blotching in the throat. Miltonia / candida.
6" Basket
Brazil
Brazil Miltonia / regnellii var aureum.
6" Basket
Genus: Miltonia Species: regnellii var aureum Indigenous to: Brazil
Genus: Miltoniopsis Species: roezlii v. alba Indigenous to: Panama Miltoniopsis / roezlii v. alba.
Slab Mounted Plant
Panama
South Africa Mystacidium / braybonae.
Stick Mounted Plant
a miniature twig epiphyte that grows on fig trees and thorn bushes in seasonally dry deciduous forests, thick grayish-white roots adorn a tuft of 1 1/2" dark green leaves, 2" spikes emerge from below the leaves carrying a cluster of 1/2" pure white flowers with 1 1/2" spurs, petals are closed and protrude over the column, sepals spread out, mildly fragrant.
miniature with a 2" to 3" leaf-spread, multiple spikes with up to 8 flowers each, pure-white 3/4" blooms, very fragrant, charming dainty mini that flowers frequently. Mystacidium / venosum.
Stick Mounted Plant
South Africa
Japan Neofinetia / falcata (Toma Kongo).
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Neofinetia Species: falcata (Toma Kongo) Indigenous to: Japan
Genus: Oberonia Species: iridifolia (species (Java)) Indigenous to: Java Oberonia / iridifolia (species (Java)).
Stick Mounted Plant
Java
Brazil Octomeria / praestans.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Octomeria Species: praestans Indigenous to: Brazil
Genus: Odontoglossum Species: astranthum Indigenous to: Peru Odontoglossum / astranthum.
6" Basket
Peru
Colombia Odontoglossum / nevadense.
6" Basket
Genus: Odontoglossum Species: nevadense Indigenous to: Colombia
Genus: Odontoglossum Species: praestans Indigenous to: Ecuador Odontoglossum / praestans.
Stick Mounted Plant
Ecuador
Peru Oncidium / phalaenopsis.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Oncidium Species: phalaenopsis Indigenous to: Peru
Genus: Oncidium Species: pumilum Indigenous to: Brazil Oncidium / pumilum.
Stick Mounted Plant
Brazil
Brazil Oncidium / warmingii.
Treefern Pole Mounted Plant
Genus: Oncidium Species: warmingii Indigenous to: Brazil
Genus: Ornithocephalus Species: dolabratus Indigenous to: Colombia Ornithocephalus / dolabratus.
Stick Mounted Plant
Colombia
Mexico Ornithocephalus / inflexus.
Stick Mounted Plant
another member of the "Bird Head Orchid" group, a charming miniature plant with equitant 2" to 3" leaves arranged in a perfect flat fan, numerous basal spikes up to 4" carry two rows of beautiful minute 1/8" crystalline green and white flowers which resemble birds in flight, blooms last up to 3 months on these dainty plants.
Genus: Palumbina Species: candida Indigenous to: Guatemala Palumbina / candida.
Slab Mounted Plant
Guatemala
Vietnam Paphiopedilum / delenatii alba.
3" Pot
Genus: Paphiopedilum Species: delenatii alba Indigenous to: Vietnam
an easy growing striking species from China with long 14" green leaves, single flowered 10" spike densely covered with short purple hairs carrying a finely fuzzy 5" bloom, the dorsal sepal is pale green and centrally glossy dark brown, the undulated petals are green becoming chestnut brown turning a bright rose purple on the later half, the large green pouch is purple finely spotted brown. Paphiopedilum / hirsutissimun.
4" Pot
China
Thailand Paphiopedilum / niveum.
2" Pot
another "Ladyslipper Orchid" from the sub-genus Brachypetalum, 4 to 6 elliptic, dark-green 5" leaves are lightly tessellated with grayish-green, undersides are purple, 7" erect spikes bear 1 to 2 fantastic snow-white well-rounded slightly cupped 3" blooms which are peppered with ultra-fine purple spots, spherical pouch is pristine white, great long-lasting flower.
a truly delightful ladylipper species with elliptic 5" medium green leaves, fuzzy many-flowered 18" spikes bear a succession of 2" primrose to daffodil yellow flowers with chartreuse dorsal sepal , the laterally-spreading undulated petals are twisted at the tip and fringed with fine hairs, the bulbous pouch is topped with a green staminode. Can stay in successive bloom for up to a year. Paphiopedilum / primulinum.
3" Pot
Sumatra
Taiwan Papilionanthe (Vanda) / taiwaniana.
3" Pot
Genus: Papilionanthe (Vanda) Species: taiwaniana Indigenous to: Taiwan
Genus: Papilionanthe (Vanda) Species: teres Indigenous to: Vietnam Papilionanthe (Vanda) / teres.
5" Pot
Vietnam
Laos Papilionanthe (Vanda) / teres var andersonii.
3" Pot
Genus: Papilionanthe (Vanda) Species: teres var andersonii Indigenous to: Laos
marvelous plant with a pendulous growth habit, pendant dark green narrow terete leaves can eventually reach 6 ft. in length, short basal spikes can bear up to 15 fantastic flowers, crystalline 3" blooms have wavy purplish red sepals and petals speckled with yellow and a green margin, remarkable lip is cream with an orange base and purple spotting, great cinnamon aroma. Paraphalaenopsis / labukensis.
Stick Mounted Plant
Borneo
Borneo Paraphalaenopsis / laycockii.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Paraphalaenopsis Species: laycockii Indigenous to: Borneo
Genus: Phaius Species: pulchellus v. pulchellus Indigenous to: Madagascar Phaius / pulchellus v. pulchellus.
4" Pot
Madagascar
Laos Pholidota / pyrranthella (aff chinensis).
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Pholidota Species: pyrranthella (aff chinensis) Indigenous to: Laos
Genus: Plant Agapetes Species: serpens Indigenous to: Nepal Plant Agapetes / serpens.
4" Basket
Nepal
Nigeria Plant Begonia / staudtii (microsperma).
4" Pot
Genus: Plant Begonia Species: staudtii (microsperma) Indigenous to: Nigeria
Genus: Plant Bromeliad Deuterocohnia Species: brevifolia ssp. brevifolia Indigenous to: Argentina Plant Bromeliad Deuterocohnia / brevifolia ssp. brevifolia.
2" Pot
Argentina
Costa Rica Plant Columnea / gloriosa.
4" Basket
Genus: Plant Columnea Species: gloriosa Indigenous to: Costa Rica
Genus: Plant Impatiens Species: repens Indigenous to: Sri Lanka Plant Impatiens / repens.
3" Pot
Sri Lanka
Madagascar Plant Kalanchoe / uniflora.
4" Basket
Genus: Plant Kalanchoe Species: uniflora Indigenous to: Madagascar
Genus: Plant Peperomia Species: prostrata (rotundifolia v pilosior) Indigenous to: Lesser Antilles Plant Peperomia / prostrata (rotundifolia v pilosior).
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Lesser Antilles
Brazil Plant Sinningia / muscicola.
2" Pot
Genus: Plant Sinningia Species: muscicola Indigenous to: Brazil
Genus: Plant Tillandsia Species: capillaris v virescens Indigenous to: Argentina Plant Tillandsia / capillaris v virescens.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Argentina
Guatemala Pleurothallis / brighamii.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Pleurothallis Species: brighamii Indigenous to: Guatemala
another very attractive member of this genus which has a Masdevallia-like growth-habit , clumping upright glossy light-green 5" leaves, erect 5" spikes carry 10 blooms which open in succession, velvety triangular 1/2" flowers are deep orange with a small dark orange lip and blooms almost continuously for many months, makes any fruit fly absolutely weak at the knees. Pleurothallis / endotrachys.
4" Basket
Colombia
Mexico Pleurothallis / ornata (schiedei).
Stick Mounted Plant
an awesome and unique flower!!! a miniature with spatulate 1 1/2" foliage, many 4" zigzag spikes produce successive 1/4" flowers, most amazing are the purple spotted sepals with dangling white club-shaped appendages that flutter on their edges, an absolutely exquisite miniature flower, easy grower and ever-blooming.
minute plant forming an attractive dense mat of tiny thick 1/2" light-green leaves growing on a rambling/branching rhizome, short single-flowered spikes arise from the apex of the leaf, the tiny 1/8" blooms are transluscent pale green. Pleurothallis / sertularioides.
Stick Mounted Plant
Jamaica
Ecuador Pleurothallis / viduata (Selby).
4" Basket
Genus: Pleurothallis Species: viduata (Selby) Indigenous to: Ecuador
Genus: Polystachya Species: paniculata Indigenous to: Tanzania Polystachya / paniculata.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Tanzania
Ecuador Porroglossum / hoeijeri.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Porroglossum Species: hoeijeri Indigenous to: Ecuador
3/4" angular pseudobulbs issue paired soft pale-green 3" leaves, short arching spikes carry 1-2 well rounded 2" light green flowers, heavily overlaid with red/purple concentric spotting, large rounded lip is dark purple/black with a white column, the largest flower in this group. Promenaea / stapelioides.
4" Basket
Brazil
Borneo Renanthera / bella.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Renanthera Species: bella Indigenous to: Borneo
this great truly bizarre genus is closely allied to Masdevallias, this species has clumping dark green 4" foliage, radiating short spikes are successive-flowering, the bizarre 3/4" blooms are blood red , the lateral sepals form a pair of water buffalo-like horns with minutely fanged tips, the grotesque dorsal sepal has an erect purple tip Scaphosepalum / anchoriferum (fortuna rojo).
4" Basket
Colombia
Ecuador Scaphosepalum / breve.
2" Pot
this is a great miniature species with Martian-like blooms closely related to Masdevallias, clumping foliage up to 4"; radiating spikes up to 5" are successive-flowering, the bizarre 1" blooms have creamy yellow v-shaped horn-like tails coming out of a purple-striped body that frame the inverted fingerlike purple dorsal sepal tip
Genus: Scaphosepalum Species: breve pink Indigenous to: Ecuador Scaphosepalum / breve pink.
4" Basket
Ecuador
Vietnam Schoenorchis / brevirachis.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Schoenorchis Species: brevirachis Indigenous to: Vietnam
unlike any other Schoenorchis, a gorgeous plant with the best blooms in the genus, graceful wiry pendant branching stems up to 24" long, hanging needle-like (terete) 4" leaves are spaced every 3/4" along the stems, numerous 3" spikes carry dense wisteria-like spears of 1/3" blooms, the lovely flowers are bluish mauve to deep violet with a small white lip and a folded pink spur, free flowering. Schoenorchis / juncifolia.
Stick Mounted Plant
Java
Vietnam Schoenorchis / tixieri.
Stick Mounted Plant
Allied to S. fragrans a real mini-miniature delight, very compact with a vandaceous growth habit with 1/2" rough reddish-purple leaves and thick white warty roots, condensed 1/2" bunches of brilliant lavender 1/8" flowers, a tough durable plant
Genus: Solenidiopsis Species: tigroides Indigenous to: Ecuador Solenidiopsis / tigroides.
Slab Mounted Plant
Ecuador
Brazil Sophronitis / mantiqueirae.
Stick Mounted Plant
Genus: Sophronitis Species: mantiqueirae Indigenous to: Brazil
Genus: Stelis Species: aperta Indigenous to: Ecuador Stelis / aperta.
4" Basket
Ecuador
Ecuador Stelis / glomerosa.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Stelis Species: glomerosa Indigenous to: Ecuador
Genus: Thrixspermum Species: amplexicaule Indigenous to: Indonesia Thrixspermum / amplexicaule.
Stick or Slab Mounted Plant
Indonesia
Peru Trichoceros / species M.
Stick Mounted Plant
the smallest of all the ones I have both in stature and flower size with very cute green flowers with a dark red buggy lip, 1/2 inch flower on short spikes
Genus: Trichopilia Species: occidentalis Indigenous to: Peru Trichopilia / occidentalis.
6" Basket
Peru
Colombia Trichosalpinx / chamaelepanthes (pendant).
Treefern Pole Mounted Plant
Trichosalpinx chamleolepanthes uniquely captivating pendant freely branching plant whose masses of surprisingly large showy blossoms dwarf its chains of tiny 1/4" oval leaves, quickly becoming a specimen plant the under the right conditions, it flush blooms periodically with brilliant magenta thinly segmented 1" spidery flowers
the crown jewel of this genus of miniatures closely related to Masdevallia, a dense cluster of 30 or more thin flattened 1" leaves produces numerous thin 1 1/2" spikes each carrying a single gorgeous crystalline white 2" bloom with a pair of purple veins along the pointed outspread lateral sepals, upright dorsal sepal is also pointed, a truly neat miniature. Trisetella / hoeijeri.
Stick Mounted Plant
Ecuador
Taiwan Tuberolabium (Saccolabium) / kotoense.
Stick Mounted Plant
a miniature epiphyte found growing on ficus trees, it has a Phalaenopsis-like growth habit with thick leathery 4" leaves, numerous heavy pendulous 6" spikes emerge from between the leaves, buds appear from sheathed nodes on the thickened spikes producing a dense spray of pure white 1/2" flowers with violet spotted lips, very fragrant.
as the name suggests, this handsome and large species has flowers with three colors (white, purple, and brown); 3" sweetly fragrant blooms reminiscent of jasmine are waxy and often have marginated edges on the spotted brown sepals and petals; brown contrasts beautifully with the fleshy magenta/lavender lip. Vanda / tricolor.
5" Pot
Philippines
Brazil Zygopetalum / maxillare.
6" Basket
Genus: Zygopetalum Species: maxillare Indigenous to: Brazil