Phalaenopsis deliciosa Rchb.f.

Publication: Bonplandia 2:93. 1854


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Distribution: Sri Lanka, Inde, Philippines, Bornéo, Thailande (province de Kanchanaburi).


Etymology: From de latin word deliciosus: delicious, pleasant, delicate


Synonyms: Aerides latifolium Enum. Pl. Zeyl. Thwaites 429 (1864)

Aerides decumbens Griff., Not. Pl. Asiat. 3: 365 (1851)

Biermannia decumbens (Griff.) Tang & F.T.Wang ex Merr. & F.P.Metcalf Lingnan Sci. J. 21: 7 (1945).

Doritis hebe (Rchb.f.) Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1: 968 (1913)

Doritis latifolia Bentham & Hooker f. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 574. 1883

Doritis philippinensis Ames Orchidaceae 2: 235. 1908

Phalaenopsis wightiiRchb.f., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 20: 214 (1862)

Phalaenopsis bella Teijsm. & Binn., Natuurk. Tijdschr. Ned.-Indië 24: 321 (1862)

Doritis deliciosa (Rchb.f.) T.Yukawa & K.Kita, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 56: 156 (2005).

Doritis hebe Schltr. Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1:968. (1913)

Doritis wightiiBentham & Hooker f. 3(2): 574. 1883

Doritis steffensii Schltr. Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 10: 194. 1911

Kingiella hebe Rolfe in Orch. Rev. xxv. 197 (1917)

Kingiella decumbens(Griff.) Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 25: 197 (1917).

Kingiella philippinensis Rolfe in Orch. Rev. xxv. 197 (1917)

Kingidium decumbens (Griff.) Holttum, Gard. Bull. Singapore 11:286 (1947).

Kingidium deliciosum (Rchb.f.) H.R.Sweet, Amer. Orchid Soc. Bull. 39: 1095 (1970).

Kingidium deliciosum (Rchb.f.) H.R.Sweet var. bellum (Teijsm. & Binn.) O.Gruss & Roellke Orchidee (Hamburg) 44(5):225. 1993

kingidium deliciosum f. album O.Gruss, Orchidee (Hamburg) 57: 69 (2006).

kingidium philippinense(Ames) O.Gruss & Roellke Orchidee (Hamburg) 46(3): 115. 1995

Kingidium wightii (Rchb.f.) O.Gruss & Roellke Orchidee (Hamburg) 46(1): 23. 1995

Phalaenopsis alboviolacea Ridl., Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 3:373. (1893)

Phalaenopsis amethystina Rchb.f., Gard. Chron. 1865: 602 (1865)

Phalaenopsis decumbens (Griff.) Holttum, Gard. Bull. Singapore 11: 286 (1947)

Phalaenopsis hebe Rchb.f., Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 18: 35 (1862)

Phalaenopsis hebe var. amboinensis J.J.Sm., Philipp. J. Sci. 12: 260 (1917).

Polychilos decumbens (Griff.) Shim, Malayan Nat. Journ. 36:28. 1982.= Phalaenopsis parishii Rchb.f., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 23: 146 (1865)


Varieties: Phalaenopsis deliciosa f. alba (O.Gruss) Christenson, Richardiana 8: 29 (2008).

Phalaenopsis deliciosa Rchb.f. Subsp. hookeriana (O.Gruss & Roellke) Christenson. Phalaenopsis: a monograph. 223. 2001


Flowering:



Photos of Phalaenopsis deliciosa in culture:
Stanley Hendrawidjaja
Alain Brochart
Thorsten Stute
Thorsten Stute
Bernard Lagrelle
Bernard Lagrelle
Libor Jankovsky
Lorenz Keim
Lauri Shaw
Wolfgang Apel
Kirill Rapoport
Sascha Heikens
Kamphon Suewongsuwan
Kamphon Suewongsuwan
Ilona Kowalska
Ilona Kowalska
Ilona Kowalska
Rock Hsia
Rock Hsia
Jérome Volant
Peter Zerche
Ilona Kowalska
Alain Brochart
François Rion
Diana Linke
Heike
Heike
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Helmut Demel
Helmut Demel
Ilona Ziems
Ilona Ziems
Ilona Ziems
Ilona Ziems
Ilona Ziems
King Huang
King Huang
King Huang
King Huang
Julia Lutsenko
Julia Lutsenko
Philip Wojtas
Philip Wojtas
Philip Wojtas
Julia Lutsenko
Mervin Quah
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Julia Lutsenko
Julia Lutsenko
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Peter Zerche
Peter Zerche
Peter Zerche
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Ricci Zepmeusel










Phalaenopsis deliciosa

Alain Brochart
Philip Wojtas
Philip Wojtas
Philip Wojtas
Alba.Men
Alba.Men


Lip detail

Botanical or horticultural varieties:
Bernard Lagrelle
Bernard Lagrelle
Elisabeth Kerschbaum
Lorenz Keim
Martina & Paul Lippold
Elisabeth Kerschbaum
Lian-Fu Wang
Jérome Volant
Peter Zerche
Gilles Grunenwald
Lady L
Lady L
Alain Brochart
Ilona Ziems
Ilona Ziems
Ilona Ziems
Ilona Ziems
Noreen Reinhard
Werner Schachtsiek
Olaf & Sylvia Tönne
Karine Hervé
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Alba.Men






Phalaenopsis deliciosa subsp. hookeriana

Micael Liu
Micael Liu
Mervin Quah
Mervin Quah
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Andreas Hegenbart
Andreas Hegenbart












Phalaenopsis deliciosa var. alba

Alba.Men
Alba.Men










Phalaenopsis deliciosa f. flava variété encore non décrite / not yet describe

Primary hybrids: You can view Phalaenopsis deliciosa primary hybrids by species from the graphic page or via the following alphabetical listing.
Hybrid Name Pod Pollen Registered by Year
Bacchus 1973 pulcherrima deliciosa J.Rumrill 1973
Burgeff's Bloom deliciosa amabilis Burgeff 2013
Calypso Musick deliciosa finleyi F.&M.Kaufmann 2007
Freckles (1972) mariae deliciosa Dr Henry M Wallbrunn 1972
Huang's Appdel appendiculata deliciosa King Huang 2013
Jim Creasy fuscata deliciosa Dr Henry M Wallbrunn 1982
Little Dream deliciosa lobbii Luc Vincent 1997
LOC Island Delicate hainanensis deliciosa Louisiana Orch. 2013
New Horizon (1972) equestris deliciosa Fredk. L. Thornton 1972
Orchid Classic's Golden Showers deliciosa chibae FD. Mc Daniel 2011
Pale Face (1970) lindenii deliciosa Thornton's Orch. (Fredk. L. Thornton) 1970
Prof. Burgeff deliciosa stuartiana Burgeff 2013
Robert Weltz deliciosa violacea Dr Henry M Wallbrunn 1988
Snow Droplet deliciosa parishii Atmo Kolopaking 1978
Speck O'Gold cornu-cervi deliciosa Fredk. L. Thornton 1972
Suwarno (1984) deliciosa amboinensis Atmo Kolopaking 1984
Tanaosri Princess deliciosa lowii A. Ruengsawat 2013
Tiny pulcherrima deliciosa Rod McLellan Co. 1966

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