Phalaenopsis maculata Rchb.f.

Publication: Gard. Chron. n.s. 16:134. 1881


Section: Zebrinae / Glabrae


Distribution: Borneo


Etymology: From latin word maculatus meaning spotted. Recalls the colored spots on the flowers.


Synonyms: Phalaenopsis cruciata Schltr. Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 8:457. 1910.

Phalaenopsis musicola Ridl., Trans. Lin Soc. 3:373. 1893

Polychilos maculata (Rchb.f.) Shim, Malayan Nat. Journ. 36:25. 1982.


Varieties: Phalaenopsis maculataRchb.f. f. flava Christenson. Phalaenopsis: a monograph 141. 2001.


Flowering:




In situ: A special page by "Sarawaklens" who had the chance to find this species growing in the wild. With his authorization, I gathered his text and photos in this page. Don't forget to click on the pictures for more details.

Photos of Phalaenopsis maculata in culture:
Hou Tse Liu
Hou Tse Liu
Simon Liu
Alain Brochart
Micael Liu
Martina & Paul Lippold
Micael Liu
Allen Black
Wolfgang Apel
Wolfgang Apel
Wolfgang Apel
Martina & Paul Lippold
Sian Lim
Lanfu Wang
Lanfu Wang
Martin Günther
Sascha Heikens
Sascha Heikens
Frank Siebach
Helmut Demel
Gene Tobia
Gene Tobia
Alain Brochart
Helmut Demel
Peter Zerche
Heike
Heike
Saskia Kaufmann
Olaf & Sylvia Tönne
Olaf & Sylvia Tönne
Alba.Men
Helmut Demel
Helmut Demel
Helmut Demel
Helmut Demel
Anita Milosevic
Gregor Kleefeld
Gregor Kleefeld
Winnie Tsang
Jürgen Klotz
Peter Zerche
Brigitte Meyer
Phalaenopsis maculata

Alain Brochart
Lanfu Wang
Anita Milosevic
Alba.Men






Lip detail

Botanical or horticultural varieties:
Micael Liu
Dimsum
Hou Tse Liu
Hou Tse Liu
Herman ter Borch
Herman ter Borch
Herman ter Borch
François Rion
François Rion
François Rion
François Rion
François Rion
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Gregor Kleefeld
Alba.Men
Gregor Kleefeld
Peter Lin






Phalaenopsis maculata f. flava

Günther Itzlinger
Günther Itzlinger










Phalaenopsis maculata encore non décrite / not yet describe

Primary hybrids: You can view Phalaenopsis maculata primary hybrids by species from the graphic page or via the following alphabetical listing.
Hybrid Name Pod Pollen Registered by Year
Alicia Fowler maculata stuartiana Dr Henry M Wallbrunn 1984
Aurelien mannii maculata Luc Vincent 1993
Charm maculata cornu-cervi Dr Henry M Wallbrunn 1987
Gérald venosa maculata Luc Vincent 1993
Good Cheer maculata amboinensis Herb Hager Orchids 1973
Heike malipoensis maculata I. Ziems 2017
Ilse Kestermann maculata honghenensis Sascha Heikens 2012
Li'L Bit maculata lindenii Jones & Scully 1970
Little Mac maculata fasciata Herb Hager Orchids 1978
Little Sister equestris maculata Herb Hager Orchids 1973
Maculearist maculata cochlearis Shaffer's Tropical Garden 1985
Marilata maculata mariae John Ewing Orchids, Inc. 1977
Micro Nova maculata lobbii Dr Henry M Wallbrunn 1980
Piebald maculata fuscata Dr Henry M Wallbrunn 1982
Pylo's Flores floresensis maculata Big Leaf Orchids (Big Leaf orchids) 2016
Pylo's Java Girl javanica maculata Big Leaf Orchids (Big Leaf orchids) 2015
Rare Delight gigantea maculata Dr Henry M Wallbrunn 1985
San Shia Ama amabilis maculata Hou Tse Liu 2004
Selene maculata micholitzii Dr Henry M Wallbrunn 1984
Spring Rain maculata violacea Herb Hager Orchids 1974
Not registered maculata bellina

Not registered maculata finleyi

Not registered maculata stobartiana


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