a species found in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Jamaica, Trinidad,
Venezuela, Guyana and French Guiana. This
species grows as a twig epiphyte in scrub and at elevations below 300
over parts of its range. The plant has small pseudobulbs that are
enclosed by leaves that form a fan shape. The inflorescences emerges
from between the leaf axils, measures 30-60cm, and bear many flowers
that each measure 2cm across. The flowers are not scented and bloom
during the summer.
a beautiful species from central and south America. This
species inhabits seasonally dry forest at elevations of around
1,000-1,500 metres. The pseudobulbs are very small and bear a single
terete leaf. The inflorescences measure 75cm, emerge from the leaf
axils and bear masses of flowers. The plant blooms during late winter
and into spring.
a sought after species from Columbia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. This
species is found growing as a terrestrial or lithophyte on rocks
outcrops and in exposed positions at elevations around 1,800 - 3,000
metres. Each inflorescence measures 25cm bears 10-14 successively
opening flowers that measure 2cm across. Plants flower during the
a warm to cool growing species from Ecuador, Columbia and Peru. In
the wild this
species is found growing in wet montane forest at elevations from 600
The inflorescence measures 10cm and bears successively opening
flowers of which one or more rarely two will be open at any one time.
The plant blooms from late winter and into the spring.
a species endemic to Ecuador. In the wild this
species inhabits mountain forest at elevations below 1,800 metres.
The inflorescences measure 5cm and bear a few successively opening
flowers that measure 1.5cm across. The plant blooms during the
plant is flowering size. Grow Trisetella
a mount, in bright light, never in direct sunlight and allow it
to dry in between watering. This plant grows well in an intermediate
greenhouse or indoors in suitable conditions, including, a difference
between day and night temperature.
Trisetella strumosa is a species endemic to Ecuador. In the wild this species inhabits wet mountain cloud forest at 1500-1650 metres. The inflorescences measure 6-7cm, emerge from the ramicauls and bear solitary flowers that measure 1cm across. The plant blooms during the autumn.
Trisetella triaristella is a species from Columbia, Ecuador, Panama and Venezuela. In the wild this species inhabits wet mountain cloud forest at elevations between 700-1,700 metres. The inflorescences measure 4-8cm, emerge from the ramicauls and bear3-5 successively opening flowers that measure 3cm across. The plant blooms during the spring.
Tuberolabium kotoense is a localised species endemic to Taiwan. In the wild this species is found growing as an epiphyte on ficus trees and at elevations of 300 metres. The plant can produce multiple inflorescences that measure 15-25cmand bears many flowers. The flowers have a nice scent and usually bloom during winter.
Vanda luzonica is a warm growing species endemic to the Philippines. In the wild this epiphytic species inhabits lowland forest at circa 500 metres. The inflorescences measure 45cm and bear 10-20 flowers. The plant blooms during the spring.