Phalaenopsis tsii (M.H.Li, Z.J.Liu & S.R.Lan) Hua Deng, Z.J.Liu & Yan Wang 2015 SUBGENUS Hygrochilus

Side View of Lip

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Common Name Tsi's Phalaenopsis [Chinese Botanist current]

Flower Size 1.32" [3.3 cm]

Found in Hunan China on tree trunks in forests at elevations of 1200 to 1850 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a pedunculate, 2.4 to 3.8" [6 to 9.5 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence.

"Similar to P subparishii but P tsii has a smaller flower, a proportionally much more developed and the colors of the segments of the lip are differnt. There are less visble margins of the lateral lobes spur which on P subparishii are rather oval with full margins." W Higgins 2019

Synonyms *Hygrochilus tsii M.H.Li, Z.J.Liu & S.R.Lan 2014

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 83 #4 2019 Photo fide