Common Name: Overlapping Shingle Pholidota, Rattlesnake Orchid
Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
Country of Origin: Trop. & Subtrop. Asia to SW. Pacific
Habitat: evergreen lowland forests on rock outcrops along streams and rivers
Culture: Plants are grown from cool to warm temperatures in partial shade to moderate lighting. Water regularly during the summer, about once every two days and gradually reduce in the winter. Water about once every two to three weeks and gradually increase watering as new roots begin to show. Pot in a well drain medium. Pot in a plastic or clay pot with a mix of fine fir bark, tree fern fibers, and perlite or pot in New Zealand sphagnum moss. 3