Phalaenopsis deliciosa


Found in the Chinese Himalayas, Assam India, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Sikkim, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Borneo, Java,

Moluccas, the Philippines, Sulawesi and Sumatra in riverine forests at elevations below 600 meters as a miniature sized, warm to hot growing epiphyte with a very short stem carrying, 3 to 6 oblong-lanceolate, undulate margins, apically slightly unequal leaves that blooms at any time and more than once a year if well grown, on an axillary, erect, racemose, to 8" [20 cm] long, often branching, many flowered inflorescence with the sequentially opening flowers facing in all directions.

Some authors attribute this name to Kingidium decumbens and vice versa, but Kingidium decumbens is a misused name and really would be a synonym of Phalaenopsis parishii due to a mistake in taxomony a hundred years ago.

This orchid grows well mounted on cork or tree fern,

Phalaenopsis deliciosa

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