Phalaenopsis rundumensis P.J.Cribb & A.L.Lamb 2012 publ. 2011 SUBGENUS Phalaenopsis SECTION Polychilos [Breda] Rchb.f

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Full shade Warm LATESummer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Rundum Phalaenopsis [An Area of Sabah]

Flower Size 1.8" [4.5 cm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in hill forests at elevations of 600 to 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with 2 to 3, all in one plane, pendent, oblong-elliptic, obtuse, succulent, thick, grey green leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a pendent, peduncle slightly thinner than the rachis, to 8" [20 cm] long overall, glabrous, simultaneously 3, successively several flowered inflorescence carrying flat, fleshy flowers.

Closely related to P gigantea and P doweryensis but this one has simultaneously 3, successively several flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 9 Cribb & Lamb 2012 published 12/2011 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 83 #4 2019 Photo fide