List of the orchids of the Philippines

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Euanthe sanderiana, considered as the "Queen of Philippine Flowers"

There are about 141 genera of orchids representing about 1,100 species of orchids 900 of which that is described are endemic to the Philippines. many of them have showy, brightly colored and attractive flowers.[1]

Euanthe sanderiana (formerly Vanda sanderiana) is unofficially dubbed the National Flower, as the only representative of the species is unique to the Philippines and is only found in the island of Mindanao.[2][3]

Abdominea[edit]

Acampe[edit]

Acanthephippium[edit]

Acriopsis[edit]

Aerides[edit]

A genus with species that have showy flowers, and in the Philippines, characterized by the presence of fleshy looking spurs. The special feature of this flower is the fragrance some of the species of this genus has.[4]

Aeridostachya[edit]

Agrostophyllum[edit]

Amesiella[edit]

Aphyllorchis[edit]

Aprodes[edit]

Aporum[edit]

Apostasia[edit]

Appendicula[edit]

Arachnis[edit]

Arundina[edit]

Ascidieria[edit]

Ascocentrum[edit]

Ascochilus[edit]

Ascoglossum[edit]

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Bromheadia[edit]

Bulbophyllum[edit]

Ceratocentron[edit]

Cirrhopetalum[edit]

Cleisostoma[edit]

Coelogyne[edit]

Crepidium[edit]

Cylindrolobus[edit]

Cymbidium[edit]

Cystorchis[edit]

Dendrobium[edit]

Dendrobium victoriae-reginae. Named after Queen Victoria, this specie is endemic to the Philippines

Dendrochilum[edit]

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Eria[edit]

Euanthe[edit]

Eulophia[edit]

Flickingeria[edit]

Goodyera[edit]

Grammatophyllum[edit]

Grastidium[edit]

Grosourdya[edit]

Hippeophyllum[edit]

Kingidium[edit]

Liparis[edit]

Liparis[edit]

Macropodanthus[edit]

Malleola[edit]

Megalotus[edit]

Micropera[edit]

Nephelaphyllum[edit]

Oberonia[edit]

Omoea[edit]

Paphiopedilum[edit]

Pinalia[edit]

Phaius[edit]

Phalaenopsis[edit]

Found in Himalayan mountains, Southern India and rest of Southeast Asia, the most number of species for this genus of orchids are found in the Philippines. The country represents the center of Phalaenopsis orchids with about twenty two species[5] and several natural hybrids, more than any other country in the world.[6] Some of the species endemic to the Philippines such as P. stuartiana, P. sanderiana and P. schilleriana, have had the greatest influence on hybridizing than any other Phalaenopsis species.

Endemic to the Philippines, Phalaenopsis schilleriana may arguably be the most popular specie in the genus.
Phalaenopsis philippinensis habitus in Singapore's National Orchid Garden

Pholidota[edit]

Phreatia[edit]

Plocoglottis[edit]

Podochilus[edit]

Polystachya[edit]

Pomatocalpa[edit]

Pteroceras[edit]

Renanthera[edit]

Rhynchostylis[edit]

Robiquetia[edit]

Sarcophyton[edit]

Spathoglottis[edit]

Staurochilus[edit]

Tainia[edit]

Thecostele[edit]

Thrixspermum[edit]

Trichoglottis[edit]

Trichotosia[edit]

Tuberolabium[edit]

Vanda[edit]

Vanda merrillii, a Vanda specie endemic to the Philippines

Zeuxine[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Valmayor, Helen L. (1984). Orchidiana Philippiniana. ISBN 9711005522.
  2. ^ Cootes, Jim (2001). The Orchids of The Philippines: p. 123. ISBN 9780881925166.
  3. ^ http://www.orchidiana.com/the-philippines.html
  4. ^ http://www.orchidiana.com/aerides.html
  5. ^ Ikedo, Tsuneo Dr."Habitat Distribution and Ecology of Phalaenopsis Species". Retrieved 2013-04-03. 
  6. ^ American Orchid Society."Phalaenopsis, The Genus Beginner's Handbook, XXIII". Retrieved 2013-04-03.