Phalaenopsis stobartiana Rchb. f. 1877 SUBGENUS Aphyllae [Sweet] Christ 2001

Inflorescence and Plant Photos courtesy of Allen Black Copyright

Side View Of Flower

Another View of Flower Photos courtesy of David Jubineau Copyright

Another Color Form

LATER EARLY

Common Name Stobart's Phalaenopsis [English ORchid Enthusiast 1800's] - In China Dian Xi Hu Die Lan

This is a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte occuring at elevations of 800 to 900 meters in forests on tree trunks in Yunnan China with a large root system carring oblong-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the later spring and early summer on a arching to pendant, to 8" [20 cm] long, racemose inflorescence that carries ovate, concave, acuminate floral bracts and 7 to 9 flowers.

Synonyms Doritis hainanensis (Tang & F.T.Wang) T.Yukawa & K.Kita 2005; Doritis stobartiana (Rchb.f.) T.Yukawa & K.Kita 2005; Kingidium stobarianum (Rchb. f.) Seidenf. 1988; Phalaenopsis wightii var stobartiana [Rchb'f] Burb 1882; Polychilos stobartiana (Rchb.f.) Shim 1982

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 38 No 3 1969 drawing; The Genus Phalaenopsis Sweet 1980 drawing good; Die Orchideen lieferung 23 Schlechter/Brieger 1990 as Kingidium stobartianum; Orchid Species Culture "P" Bakers 1991; Phalaenopsis A Monograph E A Christenson 2001 drawing ok; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide;

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