Macodes petola is one of the most popular jewel orchids.
These orchids are best known for the beautiful colors and textures of the
leaves. The leaves of this orchid begin as rolled up parchment and fold over
then slowly open up.
Another name for this particular orchid is
lightning orchid, because the veins of the leaves show through the silvery and
glittering color resemble lightning bolts. This orchid is another
renamed. Indeed, before this, the plant was called Neottia petola.
Macodes petola orchids are often kept in a terrarium.
kept, because they like both high humidity and air movement