Phalaenopsis finleyi Christenson 2011 SUBGENUS Aphyllae [Sweet] Christ. 2001 Photo by Eric Hunt, plant grown by Scott Dallas of White Oak Orchids

LATEEARLY

Common Name Finley's Phalaenopsis

Flower Size 5/8" [1.8 cm]

Found in northeastern Thailand and Myanmar as a miniature sized, warm to hot growing epiphyte with a short stem with rather broad, fleshy leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a lateral to pendant, elongating, intermitently 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Doritis minus (Seidenf.) T.Yukawa & K.Kita 2005; *Kingidium minus Seidenfadden 1988; Phalaenopsis minor (Seidenf.) Christenson 2001; Phalaenopsis minus [Seidenfaden] E. A. Christenson 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 23 Schlechter/Brieger 1990 as Kingidium minus; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 as Kingidium minus photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 as Kingidium minus photo fide; Phalaenopsis A Monograph E A Christenson 2001 as P minus /photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 3 2003 photo; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as Kingidium minus photo fide;

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