Phalaenopsis deliciosa Rchb.f.
  • Bonplandia (Hannover)

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Phalaenopsis deliciosa Rchb.f. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 22 Oct 2021'

General Information

Stems 1-1.5 cm. Leaves 3 or 4, persistent at anthesis; leaf blade obovate-lanceolate or elliptic, 8-14.5 × 3-5.5 cm, papery, margin undulate, apex acute and slightly curved. Inflorescence often pendulous, 10-15 cm, upper part sometimes branched, densely several flowered; rachis dark green, 1.5-2.5 cm; floral bracts ovate-triangular, ca. 1 mm, acute. Flowers produced continuously and sequentially over long periods, whitish with pale purple stripes or markings; pedicel and ovary yellowish green, 0.4-0.5 cm. Dorsal sepal subelliptic, 6-7 × 3-3.5 mm, obtuse; lateral sepals obliquely ovate, 5.5-6 × 3.5-4 mm, base adnate to column foot, apex obtuse. Petals subobovate, 5-5.5 × 2.7-3 mm, obtuse; lip not clawed at base, 3-lobed; lateral lobes erect, obliquely elliptic-obovate, ca. 4 × 2.5 mm, rounded, with toothlike flaps, base decurrent and forming a broadly conic spur with base of mid-lobe, adaxially with a high lamella; mid-lobe spreading horizontally, obovate-cuneate, ca. 6 × 5 mm, apex deeply emarginate, with a thickened central longitudinal ridge, base with a flattened appendage; appendage Y-shaped, apex deeply furcate-bilobed. Column ca. 3 mm, foot ca. 2 mm; anther cap nearly subglobose, apex subtruncate and emarginate; stipe spatulate, ca. 2 mm; viscidium subelliptic. Fl. Jul. 2n = 38.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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