Phaius fragilis L.O.Williams 1938 Photo by Raab Bustamante and The Orchidiana Website

Common Name The Fragile Phaius

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 900 to 1500 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with small, cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying lanceolate to broadly elliptic leaves that blooms on an erect, to 10" [25 cm] long, shorter than the leaves, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiana Vol 1 Vaslmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;

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