Phalaenopsis X valentini Rchb.f. 1883 SUBGENUS Polychilos SECTION Polychilos [Breda] Rchb.f 1864 Photo by Helmut Demel

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Photo by Peter Zerche

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Common Name Valentine's Phalaenopsis [English Original Collector of species 1800's]

Found in Malaysia as a natural hybryd between P. cornu-cervi and P. violacea occuring in Malaysia that blooms in the summer on a arching to pendulous, [14 to 18 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence and carrying citrus scented flowers.

Synonyms Polychilos x valentinii (Rchb.f.) Shim 1982

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 38 No 6 1969 drawing fide; The Genus Phalaenopsis Sweet 1980; Orchid Digest Vol 83 #4 2019 Photo fide