Aerangis mooreana is a miniature, epiphytic orchid species, which originates from Madagascar and the Comoros Islands, where this orchid can be found growing on the branches of trees, growing on fairly low-lying ground, in humid forests.  Aerangis mooreana produces pendent flowering stems holding a number of attractive white flowers, which hang below the plant.

Aerangis mooreana is an epiphyte – a plant that grows upon another plant. 

Aerangis kirkii is a miniature to small sized, epiphytic orchid species, that originates from South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Mozambique, where plants can be found growing upon both trees and shrubs in forested areas.

Aerangis kirkii is a warm growing orchid species, that requires filtered, diffused low light, or intermediate filtered, diffused light, combined with warm temperatures and a very humid environment to flourish.

Angraecum cucullatum is a miniature, epiphytic orchid species that originates from the island of Reunion and Mauritius, where plants grow upon trees, in forested areas of the country.

Cultivated Angraecum cucullatum plants need to be grown under filtered, diffused light.  This orchid species flourishes in warm temperatures, so it’s best to replicate the temperatures and conditions that this particular orchid species would experience in its natural environment. 

Phalaenopsis pallens is an epiphytic orchid species that hails from the Philippines, where it grows upon trees in forested areas.

The name of this orchid: ‘Phalaenopsis pallens’ means the ‘pale Phalaenopsis’, which refers to this orchid’s yellow flowers.  There is quite large degree of variation in the colour of the flowers that Phalaenopsis pallens plant’s produce, varying from lemon yellow, to yellow ochre, and lime yellow.

Angraecum compactum is an epiphytic, miniature orchid species, which is endemic to Madagascar, where this orchid can be found growing in a variety of habitats, including humid forests.

Angraecum compactum produces large, white flowers, with long curved nectaries, this Angraecum’s flowers are fragrant in the evening to attract their pollinator – a species of moth or moths.

Phalaenopsis pantherina is a miniature to small sized, epiphytic, or lithophytic orchid species, which originates from the humid, mountainous forests of Borneo and Indonesia, where this orchid can be found growing upon the branches of trees and on moss covered rocks.

Phalaenopsis pantherina produces rather wonderful, zig-zaged flowering stems, which hold this orchid species’ eye catching flowers.  This orchid’s wax like flowers display exotic looking spotted markings, which resemble the markings on a panther’s coat – hence this orchid species’ common name of the Panther-like-Phalaenopsis, the specific epithet of this orchid’s botanical name also references this similarity.

Angraecum pectinatum is a miniature, epiphytic orchid species that originates from Madagascar, where this orchid can be found growing upon the branches and trunks of trees, growing in areas of humid forest.

Angraecum pectinatum favours growing under filtered, diffused light, in a warm to hot environment, where the humidity levels are high, and there’s constant air circulation and air movement.

Angraecum pectinatum is a spring flowering orchid species, which produces small, white flowers, which seem to be in perfect scale and proportion to the size of the plant.

Aerangis fuscata is a miniature sized epiphytic orchid species, which is endemic to Madagascar, where this orchid grows on the twiggy, moss and lichen coated branches of large shrubs and small trees, in rainforest and forested areas.  Aerangis fuscata can be found growing in both lowland and upland areas.

Aerangis fuscata is a very attractive orchid species, this orchid produces glossy green leaves, which have a rather handsome reddish brown outline. 

Aerangis calantha is a miniature, epiphytic orchid species that can be found growing in a variety of locations including: the Congo, Africa, Angola, and Uganda.  Before humans encroached into and altered the landscape of this orchid’s natural habitat and environment, Aerangis calantha could to be found growing upon the native trees of its landscape.  Sadly many of these indigenous trees have since been cut down and removed, to create more land for farming. 

Phalaenopsis lindenii is an epiphytic orchid species, which is endemic to the island of Luzon in the Philippines.  This beautiful orchid is sadly now threatened from over collection as well as from the damaging results of human expansion in the wild areas where this orchid grows.

Phalaenopsis lindenii is a small sized orchid species, that features mottled, spotted green leaves.  This orchid species produces very pretty, white and pale pink coloured flowers, the strength of the colour of this orchid species’ flowers can vary, with some plants producing flowers that are significantly paler in colour than others, so much so that their blooms appear almost white in colour.

Phalaenopsis pulcherrima is a terrestrial, lithophytic, and at times epiphytic orchid species, which can be found growing in a wide range of locations including: Vietnam, Singapore, Sumatra, Borneo, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, and Cambodia.  In its native environment, Phalaenopsos pulcherrima grows as a terrestrial orchid, in free draining, sandy soils.  This orchid can be found growing in areas that enjoy both the shelter of trees, shrubs, and taller plants, yet receive bright sunlight and good air circulation. 

Phalaenopsis pulchra is a rather charming epiphytic orchid species from the Philippines.  The second part of this orchid’s botanical name – the specific epithet is taken from the latin ‘pulcher’ which means beautiful.  Phalaenopsis pulchra produces vibrant, rather glamorous, shocking pink flowers which have a polished, glossy sheen.  This is a very popular, beautiful orchid.

Phalaenopsis pulchra has a tendency to produce a terrific number of keikis or baby plants. 

Phalaenopsis inscriptiosinensis is an epiphytic orchid species from Sumatra, where this small to medium sized orchid can be found growing on trees in forest areas.  Phalaenopsis inscriptiosinensis produces quite striking flowers, the reddish brown markings across the soft yellow coloured petals have a resemblance to Chinese lettering – this orchid species’ common name is the Chinese Character Phalaenopsis.

Phalaenopsis inscriptiosinensis requires consistent growing conditions, with warm to hot temperatures, within a very humid environment, under bright, filtered light, with regular and quite thorough watering.

Phalaenopsis fasciata is a species of epiphytic orchid, which originates from the Philippines, where this small sized orchid species can be found growing on trees, alongside rivers.

Phalaenopsis fasciata is a small sized orchid, which may be too large for your terrarium.  This orchid species requires warm to hot temperatures, bright filtered light, and high humidity, with a drier rest period during the winter months in order to flourish.

Phalaenopsis equestris is a small to medium sized, epiphytic orchid species, which originates from Taiwan and the Philippines.

Phalaenopsis equestris thrives when the plant is grown in warm temperatures, in a humid environment, under bright, filtered light.

Phalaenopsis equestris is too large a plant for many terrariums, however this is a beautiful Phalaenopsis which is worth growing if you have a larger sized terrarium or vivarium.

Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi ‘Green’ is a species of epiphytic and lithophytic orchid that originates from Java, Borneo, Myanmar, Thailand, India, Laos, and other regions, where this small sized orchid can be found growing upon rocks, trees, or other plants, in various environments, from areas of forest near rivers and in lowland locations.  Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi ‘Green’ plants can be found growing in both exposed and sheltered locations, with quite different light levels and conditions in their native environments.

Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi ‘Red’ is a species of epiphytic and lithophytic orchid that originates from Java, Borneo, Myanmar, Thailand, India, Laos, and other regions, where this small sized orchid can be found growing upon rocks, trees, or other plants, in various environments, from areas of forest near rivers and in lowland locations.  Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi ‘Red’ plants can be found growing in both exposed and sheltered locations, with quite different light levels and conditions in their native environments.

Phalaenopsis cochlearis is both an epiphytic and lithophytic orchid species that originates from Malaysia and Borneo, where this small sized orchid grows on limestone rocks and upon trees in forests.  This orchid’s common name is the ‘spoon like Phalaenopsis’ – referring to this orchid species flower’s spoon-like concave lip.  Phalaenopsis cochlearis‘s pretty, soft yellow blooms produce a light, but pleasing citrus fragrance.

Phalaenopsis chibae is an epiphytic orchid species, which is endemic to Vietnam.  I’d describe Phalaenopsis chibae as a miniature to small sized orchid species.

Phalaenopsis chibae displays dark, reddish-purple coloured leaves, which have an attractive glossy sheen.  This miniature orchid produces long racemes that feature ten or more red-orange, orange, and yellow coloured flowers, which are very small in size.

Phalaenopsis chibae flourishes when it’s grown in warm temperatures, under bright, filtered, diffused light. 

Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana ‘Woodlawn’ is a small to medium sized epiphytic orchid species which originates from the Philippines.  Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana is the name of this orchid’s species, the ‘Woodlawn’ part of this plant’s name refers to the fact that this particular plant is a clone of a good performing plant within the species.

Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana ‘Woodlawn’ favours growing in a humid environment, in warm to hot temperates, under diffused, filtered light.