Phalaenopsis kapuasensis Metusala & P.O'Byrne 2017 SUBGENUS Polychilos SECTION Amboinenses Sweet 1968 Photo by Reza Wibawa

Common Name The Kapuas Hulu Phalaenopsis [Refers to the locality of the type, a province of western Kalimantan Borneo]

Flower Size 1.12 to 1.4" [2.8 to 3.5 cm]

Found in western Kalimantan Borneo in very humid forests on trunks and main branches at elevations of 100 to 300 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a stem carrying 5 to 15, pendent, leathery, elliptic, rounded, more or less shiny green leaves that blooms on 1 to 8, pendulous, 8 to 20" [20 to 50 cm] long, successively to simultaneously, 5 to 15 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Phalaenopsis kapuasensis f. flava G.Benk, Cavestro & O.Gruss 2018

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 82 #1 2018 photo fide;

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