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Phalaenopsis kunstleri Kunstler's Phalaenopsis


Kunstler's Phalaenopsis, Phalaenopsis kunstleri


Phalaenopsis kunstleri Hook. f. 1890 SUBGENUS Polychilos SECTION Fuscatae Sweet 1968 Photo by Lourens Grobler.

Common Name Kunstler's Phalaenopsis [Orchid Collector in Malasia 1800's]

Flower Size 1 3/4" [4.5 cm]

Found in Malaysia and Burma at low to moderate elevations in humid forests as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with 2 to 4 leaves that blooms in the fall on a suberect to arching, paniculate inflorescence with a few to several flowers.

Synonyms Phalaenopsis fuscata var kunstleri hort.?; Polychilos kunstleri (Hook.f.) P.S.Shim 1982