Phalaenopsis pallens (Lind.) Rchb. f.

Publication: Ann. Bot. Syst. (Walpers) vi. 932. 1864


Section: Zebrinae / Hirsutae


Distribution: Philippines.


Etymology: From latin word pallens, pale, few color, yellowish, greenish. Refers to the flower's color.


Synonyms: Phalaenopsis denticulata Rchb.f., Lindenia 3: 66 (1887).

Phalaenopsis foerstermannii Rchb.f. Gard. Chron. S3 1:244. 1887.

Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana var. pallens (Lindl.) Burb., Garden (London 1871-1927) 22: 119 (1882).

Phalaenopsis mariae var. alba Ames & Quisumb., Philipp. J. Sci. 56: 461 (1935).

Phalaenopsis pallens var. alba (Ames & Quisumb.) H.R.Sweet, Amer. Orchid Soc. Bull. 38: 226 (1969).

Polychilos pallens (Lindl.) Shim, Malayan Nat. Journ. 36(1):25. 1982.

Stauropsis pallens Rchb.f. Hamb. Gartenz. xvi:117. 1860.

Trichoglottis pallens Lindl. Journ. Hort. Soc. 5:34. 1850.


Varieties: Phalaenopsis pallens var denticulata (Rchb.f.) Sweet, Amer. Orchid Soc. Bull. 38: 227 (1969).

Phalaenopsis pallens var trullifera Sweet, Amer. Orchid Soc. Bull. 37: 1102 (1968).

Phalaenopsis pallens f. alba (Ames & Quisumb.) Christenson, Phalaenopsis: 152 (2001).

Phalaenopsis pallens f. fourmaniana O.Gruss, Orchidee (Hamburg) 52: 578 (2001).


Flowering:



Photos of Phalaenopsis pallens in culture :
Stanley Hendrawidjaja
Marc Flandre
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
Alain Bonnet
Kinmatsu Lin
Kinmatsu Lin
Thorsten Stute
Wolfgang Apel
Florence Schertzinger
Patrick Mannens
Hervé Thedy
Wolfgang Apel
Lanfu Wang
Thomas Frey
Ilona Kowalska
Ilona Kowalska
Gene Tobia
Georg Palm
Philip Wojtas
Alain Brochart
Petra Wolfrum
Olaf & Sylvia Tönne
Alba.Men
Eric Legac
Eric Legac
Olaf & Sylvia Tönne
Patrick Polbos
Helmut Demel
Helmut Demel
Gene Tobia
Gregor Kleefeld
Jens Lindner
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Gregor Kleefeld
Dr. Markus Hohenegger
Dr. Markus Hohenegger
Micael Liu
Micael Liu
Dominique van der Kaa
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Peter Zerche
Gregor Kleefeld




Phalaenopsis pallens

Wolfgang Apel
Patrick Mannens
Hervé Thedy
Wolfgang Apel
Wolfgang Apel
Alba.Men


Lip detail

Botanical or horticultural varieties:
Gregor Kleefeld
Gregor Kleefeld
Gregor Kleefeld
Alba.Men
Alba.Men
Alba.Men


Phalaenopsis pallens var. alba















Phalaenopsis pallens var. denticulata















Phalaenopsis pallens var. trullifera

Primary hybrids: You can view Phalaenopsis pallens primary hybrids by species from the graphic page or via the following alphabetical listing.
Hybrid Name Pod Pollen Registered by Year
Alba Men pallens fasciata Alba Men 2017
Alensica pallens hieroglyphica Alain Brochart 2011
Arnel Tobia pallens violacea Cesario Gene Tobia 2013
Chienlung Fragrance pallens corningiana Tiao-Nan Liu 2014
Etoile jaune de Paris viridis pallens Marcel Lecoufle 2014
Freed's Malibu Fascination lueddemanniana pallens Freed 2004
GK's Pallestris pallens equestris Gregor Kleefeld 2013
Gold Veins pallens pulchra Alberts/Merkel 2004
Jeanette Lindner amboinensis pallens Jens Lindner 2014
Palacea pallens bellina J. Redlinger 2004
Quatloos modesta pallens Drew Goddard 2017
Su's Milk Puff speciosa pallens W-R. Su 2011
Tariflor Singerflora amabilis pallens Tari 2007
Not registered pallens fimbriata

Not registered pallens mariae

Not registered tetraspis pallens


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