Phalaenopsis veitchiana Rchb.f. 1872 SUBGENUS Phalaenopsis SECTION Phalaenopsis Benth 1883 Photo by Hou Tse Liu


Common Name Veitch's Phalaenopsis [Orchid Nurseryman and Hybridizer 1800's]

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Found in the Philippines as a natural hybrid between P equestris and P schilleriana and is a hot to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring and carries frgrant flowers

Synonyms Phalaenopsis gertrudeae Quisumb. 1941; Phalaenopsis virataii Quisumb. 1956

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988; Phalaenopsis, A Monograph EA Christenson 2001 drawing/photo fide