Phalaenopsis ubonensis (O.Gruss) J.M.H.Shaw 2014 SUBGENUS Parishianae SECTION Esmeralda Rchb.f

Photo by Olaf Gruss

Full shadehot SummerFall

Common Name The Ubon Phalaenopsis [A Province in Thailand bordering Laos]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Thailand and Laos in lowland forests at elevations of 150 to 400 meters as a small sized, hot growing lithophyte or terrestrial orchid that blooms in the summer and fall on an erect, partly branched, [50 to 180 cm] long inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers.

Synonyms *Doritis ubonensis O.Gruss 2014

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