Phalaenopsis doweryensis Garay & Christenson 2001 SUBGENUS Polychilos SECTION Amboinenses Sweet 1968 Photo by Alllen Black

Another Clone Photo by David Sorokowsky

Common Name Dowery's Phalaenopsis [American Nursery in Virginia current]

Flower Size

This species is a small sized, hot growing epiphyte from Sabah, recently described from a plant flowered in cultivation with a short stem carrying 2, fleshy, ovate-elliptic to broadly elliptic, obtuse leaves that are obliquely bilobulate apically and blooms on an erect, racemose, to 8" [20 cm] long, slightly compressed inflorescence with a thickened subclavate rachis with 2 remote bracts and triangular-lanceolate, acute floral bracts with fleshy flowers.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Phalaenopsis, A Monograph EA Christenson 2001 photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide