Confirmed Ploidy Database

This database provides a searchable/sortable list of known and confirmed ploidy information for specific hybrids and cultivars. Photo’s are copyrighted by the specific technician that did the original count and should not be distributed, reposted, or republished without that individual’s written permission. The actual counts and ploidy levels are considered to be public information made available for the benefit of the international orchid community. The current focus has been on Phalaenopsis, but other orchids may be added in the future.

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Orchid Genus Orchid Cultivarsort icon Orchid Ploidy Chromosome Count Ploidy Verified By Notes
Phalaenopsis Abed-Nego Diploid-2n
Phalaenopsis Ai Gold Aneuploid Most clones are near tetraploid
Phalaenopsis Ambobuddha Aneuploid Most clones are near triploid
Phalaenopsis amboinensis 'Patricia' Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis aphrodite 'Bedford Beauty' Triploid-3n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis aphrodite 'Ben Yu' Aneuploid 67 Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis aphrodite 'Fancy Pearl' Diploid-2n Rob Shepherd
Phalaenopsis aphrodite 'NF250-1' Diploid-2n Dr. A.D. Stock From Norman's NF250 cross
Phalaenopsis aphrodite 'Orchid Konnection' AM/AOS Diploid-2n Rob Shepherd
Phalaenopsis Auckland Buddha Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Black Eagle Diploid-2n
Phalaenopsis Black Rose Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Delight Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Fancy Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Fancy Free Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Brother Glamour Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Jungle Cat Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Kaiser Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Love Song Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Brother Passion Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Peacock Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Pico Mary Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Brother Pirate King Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Precious Stones Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Purple Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Ruby Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Brother Sally Taylor Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Sandra Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Brother Sara Gold Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Spots Way Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Supersonic Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Utopia Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Brother Yew 'La Flora' Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis Cadiz Rock Aneuploid Most clones are near tetraploid
Phalaenopsis Cat's Paw Firebird 'Montclair' Triploid-3n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis Chimei Buddha Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Ching Her Goddess Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Chingruey's Blood Red Sun Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Chingruey's Goddess Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Chingruey's Sika Deer Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Chromium Emperor 'Rising Sun' Aneuploid
Phalaenopsis Cinnamon Gold (cross 2575) Aneuploid 72 Rob Shepherd These are coming out very close to tetraploid.
Phalaenopsis Cordova Aneuploid Most clones are near triploid
Phalaenopsis Dawn Treader 'Echo Valley' AM/AOS Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock Possibly a couple chromosomes short of 4n
Phalaenopsis Deventeriana 'Treva' Aneuploid Dr. A.D. Stock This clone is near tetraploid
Phalaenopsis Donald Rigg Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Dotty Woodson Diploid-2n
Phalaenopsis Dou-dii Golden Princess Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Ember Aneuploid Most clones are near triploid
Phalaenopsis equestris 'B#100' Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis equestris 'Riverbend' AM/AOS Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis equestris aurea 'Lenette #29' Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis Fortune Buddha 'Tinny' Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis Franz Liszt Aneuploid Most clones are near triploid
Phalaenopsis George Vasquez Diploid-2n
Phalaenopsis Golden Amboin Tetraploid-4n Most will be close tetraploid or close to tetraploid.
Phalaenopsis Golden Bells Tetraploid-4n Most will be close tetraploid or close to tetraploid.
Phalaenopsis Golden Buddha Aneuploid Some clones are near tetraploid
Phalaenopsis Golden Peoker Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Golden Sun Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Goldiana Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Harford's Jewel Diploid-2n
Phalaenopsis Jenco Ruby Princess Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Jim 'Brennan's Orchids' AM/AOS Aneuploid Rob Shepherd This clone is very close to tetraploid
Phalaenopsis Kuntrarti Rarashati 'Bunker Hill' Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis Leopard Prince Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Leucadia Lava Flow Aneuploid Some clones are near pentaploid
Phalaenopsis Liu Tuen-Shen Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana 'KF#8' Diploid-2n Rob Shepherd
Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana 'Sapphire's Ruby' Tetraploid-4n Rob Shepherd This cultivar was from a Joseph Wu cross, so some of his lueddemanniana crosses are tetraploid. It was unknown which specific cross this cultivar came from.
Phalaenopsis Mahalo Aneuploid Most clones are near triploid
Phalaenopsis Malibu Imp Diploid-2n
Phalaenopsis micholitzii (Joseph Wu cross jw-64sp) Triploid-3n Rob Shepherd
Phalaenopsis Orchid World Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Oriental Love 'Red Lantern' Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis Pago Pago Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Paifang's Auckland Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Paifang's Queen 'Brother' Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis Penang Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Perfection Is Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Princess Kaiulani Diploid-2n
Phalaenopsis pulcherrima 'Dark Mark' Triploid-3n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis pulcherrima 'Gold Country' Aneuploid 66 Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis pulcherrima 'Round n Rosy' Triploid-3n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis Queen Spot Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Red Buddha Aneuploid Some clones are near triploid
Phalaenopsis Red Elf Diploid-2n
Phalaenopsis Red Hot Imp Aneuploid Most clones are near triploid
Phalaenopsis Red Hot Imp Aneuploid Some clones are near triploid
Phalaenopsis Red Thrill Aneuploid Some clones are near triploid
Phalaenopsis Rose Gold Aneuploid Some clones are near tetraploid
Phalaenopsis Salu Spot Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Sara Lee 'Eye Dee' Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis schilleriana 'Pink Butterfly' Diploid-2n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis schilleriana 'Riverbends Light Plum Jam' AM/AOS Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis Sentra Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Sogo Champion Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Sogo Cock Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Sogo Grape Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Sogo Pony Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Sogo Redbird Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Sogo Rose Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Sogo Yew Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Spirit House Aneuploid Some clones are near triploid
Phalaenopsis Stone Hot Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Strawberry Wine Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Su-An Cricket 'Joy' Diploid-2n Rob Shepherd
Phalaenopsis Summer Wine Aneuploid Some clones are near triploid
Phalaenopsis Sunrise Red Peoker 'SB' Triploid-3n 57 Rob Shepherd Some cultivars from this hybrid may be tetraploid in cases where a 4n Kuntrarti Rarashati was used. But this one counted out to be triploid.
Phalaenopsis Super Stupid Tetraploid-4n
Phalaenopsis Sweet Memory Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Taipei Gold 'Gold Star' Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis Talung's Red Fire Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Tobasco Tex Diploid-2n
Phalaenopsis venosa 'El Dorado' Diploid-2n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis venosa 'El Dorado' Diploid-2n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis venosa 'Patricia' Tetraploid-4n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis violacea var indigo 'Blue Chip Diploid-2n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis violacea var indigo 'Peek-a-Blue' Diploid-2n Dr. A.D. Stock
Phalaenopsis Yuda Sun Triploid-3n
Phalaenopsis Zuma Garnet Diploid-2n

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