Phalaenopsis lowii Rchb.f.

Publication: Bot. Zeitung 20:214. 1862.


Section: Proboscidioides


Distribution: Burma and Thailand.


Etymology: Dedicated to Mr. Hugh low, from Hugh Low nursery & co, Clapton, England in the 19th century.


Synonyms: Doritis lowii (Rchb.f.) T.Yukawa & K.Kita, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 56: 157 (2005).

Phalaenopsis proboscidioides C.S.P.Parish ex Rchb.f., Xenia Orchid. 2: 139 (1868), nom. inval.

Polychilos lowii (Rchb.f.) Shim. Malayan Nat. J. 36(1):24. 1982.


Varieties: Phalaenopsis lowii Rchb.f. f. alba O.Gruss, Orchidee 52:581. 2001.


Flowering:



Photos of Phalaenopsis lowii in culture:
Teerapong Luthapanond
Cesario Gene Tobia
Hou Tse Liu
Libor Jankovsky
Libor Jankovsky
Andy's Orchids
Greg Butler
René Klinge
René Klinge
Libor Jankovsky
Libor Jankovsky
Patrick Mannens
Patrick Mannens
Patrick Mannens
Peter Wieczoreck
Peter Wieczoreck
Peter Wieczoreck
Peter Wieczoreck
Peter Rahm
Micael Liu
Micael Liu
Micael Liu
Micael Liu
Kamphon Suewongsuwan
Robin Lim
Robin Lim
Robin Lim
Pramote Vijitvanotayan
Pramote Vijitvanotayan
Pramote Vijitvanotayan
Ingrid Leclercq
Ingrid Leclercq
Alain Brochart
Peter Zerche
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
Heike
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
Heike
Alba.Men
Frédéric Pabois
Frédéric Pabois
Bernard Lagrelle
Julia Lutsenko
Julia Lutsenko
Julia Lutsenko
Julia Lutsenko
Julia Lutsenko
Julia Lutsenko
Julia Lutsenko
Julia Lutsenko
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Bernard Lagrelle
Karine Hervé
Karine Hervé
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Alba.Men


Phalaenopsis lowii

Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Alba.Men


Lip detail

Botanical or horticultural varieties:
Olaf Gruss
Olaf Gruss
Olaf Gruss
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart




Phalaenopsis lowii f. alba

Hou Tse Liu












Phalaenopsis lowii f. coerulea encore non décrite / not yet describe

Primary hybrids: You can view Phalaenopsis lowii primary hybrids by species from the graphic page or via the following alphabetical listing.
Hybrid Name Pod Pollen Registered by Year
Audrey Drapeau lindenii lowii Luc Vincent 2014
LOC Island Jadeite hainanensis lowii Louisiana Orch. 2016
Miss Thai honghenensis lowii Luc Vincent 2016
Pornwalee Jongdamkerng appendiculata lowii T.Jongdamkerng 2013
Reine de Coeur lowii finleyi Karine Herve 2015
Siam Treasure lowii pulcherrima S. Wannakrairoj (T.Lusup-anan) 1997
Tanaosri Princess deliciosa lowii A. Ruengsawat 2013
Zen stobartiana lowii Karine Herve 2016

[Home] [Guestbook] [Bibliography] [Links] [What's New]