- Known as: Moth Orchid
- Place of origin: South East Asia, India, China.
- Description: These orchids have a single stem with ten or more leaves; the flowers appear in a raceme or a panicle between the leaves in a bright colour for several weeks. There are about 60 species and several hybrids.
- Grow best: In indirect sunlight, with damp potting media, sufficient watering that can be reduced once the blooms appear.
- Use: Ornamental indoors and for landscaping outdoors.