Phalaenopsis mirabilis (Seidenf.) Schuit. 2007 SUBGENUS Parishinae SECTION Deliciosae

Photo by Lourens Grobler


Photo by Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright ,

Common Name The Wonderful Phalaenopsis

Flower Size .28" [.7 cm]

Found only in Yunnan province of China and Thailand beside rivers in primary, montane forests at elevations of 680 to 1300 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem enveloped completely by leaf base sheaths carrying oval-elliptic, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on a pendant to erect, 3.2 to 4" [8 to 10 cm] long, few to several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Doritis mirabilis (Seidenf.) T.Yukawa & K.Kita 2005; Lesliea mirabilis Seidenf. 1988;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Botanica #95 Seidenfaden 1988 as Lesliea mirabilis drawing/photo fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 22 1329 - 1392 Brieger 1989 as Lesliea mirabilis drawing fide; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 as Lesliea mirabilis photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as Lesliea mirabilis photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 83 #4 2019 Photo fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 2 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;