''Spathoglottis plicata'' is a species of terrestrial orchid found from tropical and subtropical Asia to the western Pacific including Hawaiʻi, Tonga and Samoa. It is the type species of the genus ''Spathoglottis''. It is commonly known as the Philippine Orchid, Philippine Ground Orchid, or Large Purple Orchid.
It also occurs in Australia from Cooktown to the Jardine River on Cape York Peninsula and is listed as vulnerable. It is found in seasonally inundated and other moist ares, in.. more