Phalaenopsis subparishii (Z.H.Tsi) Kocyan & Schuit. 2014 SUBGENUS Hygrochilus

Plant and Flower

Photos by © Milan Vágner

Fragrance Part shade HotCool EARLYSpring Summer

Common Name The Smaller Parishii Phalaenopsis - In China Duan Jing E Ji Lan

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in southern China on tree trunks in wooded slopes at elevations of 300 to 1100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with a short stem carrying several, oblong to obovate-lanceolate, slightly obtuse-bilobed apically, amplexicaul and clasping base leaves that blooms in the early spring and summer on an arching, racemose, to 3.6 to 4" [9 to 10 cm] long, laxly several flowered inflorescence carrying slightly fleshy, scented flowers

Synonyms *Hygrochilus subparishii Z.H.Tsi 1982; Sedirea subparishii (Z.H.Tsi) Christenson 1985

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 21 1165 - 1328 Brieger 1988 as Sedirea subparishii drawing fide; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 as Sedirea subparishii photo fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 as Sedirea subparishii photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009 as Sedirea subparishii; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #4 2014 as Sedirea subparishii 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;