Phalaenopsis schilleriana Rchb.f.

Publication: Hamb. Gartenz. 16:115. 1860.


Section: Phalaenopsis


Distribution: Philippines


Etymology: Dedicated to the Consul Schiller, the first to bloom this species in Europe in 1860.


Synonyms: Phalaenopsis alcicornis Rchb.f. Gard. Chron. ser. 3. Vol 1:799. 1887.

Phalaenopsis curnowiana

Phalaenopsis vestalis

Phalaenopsis schilleriana var. advena Rchb.f., Gard. Chron., n.s., 23: 174 (1885).

Phalaenopsis schilleriana var. delicata Dean, Fl. Mag. (London) 6: t.257 (1877).

Phalaenopsis schilleriana var. grandiflora Brero, Orchidee (Bandoeng) 4: 23 (1935), nom. inval.

Phalaenopsis schilleriana var. major Hook.f. ex Rolfe, Gard. Chron., n.s., 26: 212 (1886).

Phalaenopsis schilleriana var. odorata Brero, Orchidee (Bandoeng) 4: 23 (1935), nom. inval.

Phalaenopsis schilleriana Rchb. f. var purpurea O'Brien, Gard. Chron. ser. 3 11:105. 1892

Phalaenopsis schilleriana Rchb. f. f. purpurea (O'Brien) O.Gruss & M.wolff, Orchid. Atlas:332. 2007

Phalaenopsis schilleriana Rchb.f. var. splendens R.Warner, Select Orchid. Pl. ser. 3:t.5. 1878.

Phalaenopsis schilleriana f. splendens (R.Warner) O.Gruss & M.Wolff, Orchid. Atlas: 332 (2007).

Phalaenopsis schilleriana var. viridimaculata Duch., J. Soc. Imp. Centr. Hort. 8: 609 (1862).


Varieties: Phalaenopsis schilleriana Rchb. f. var immaculata Rchb.f., Gard. Chron. n.s. 3:429. 1875.

Phalaenopsis schilleriana subvar. immaculata (Rchb.f.) A.H.Kent in H.J.Veitch, Man. Orchid. Pl. 7: 37 (1891).

Phalaenopsis schilleriana Rchb. f. f. immaculata (Rchb.f.) Christenson, Phalaenopsis: a monograph:211. 2001.

Phalaenopsis schilleriana var. pallida Valmayor & D.Tiu, Philipp. Orchid Rev. A-V(3): 18 (1983).

Phalaenopsis schilleriana Rchb. f. var pallida Valmayor & Tiu, Orchidiana Philippiniana, 1:277 1984


Flowering: Mostly between February and May.



Photos of Phalaenopsis schilleriana:03 in culture:
Lauri Chaw
Stanley Hendrawidjaja
Lauri Chaw
Alain Brochart
Anne Perthus
Alain Brochart
Hou Tse Liu
Hou Tse Liu
Hou Tse Liu
Hélène Maurhofer
Bonnet Alain
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
Michel Monzier
Hélène Maurhofer
Hou Tse Liu
Lauri Shaw
Steve Mattana
Steve Mattana
Libor Jankovsky
Libor Jankovsky
Umberto Paris
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
René Klinge
Eric Hunt
Kinmatsu Lin
Kinmatsu Lin
Peter Wieczorek
Peter Wieczorek
Wolfgang Apel
Martina Lippold
Lanfu Wang
Frankie Handoyo
Ilona Kowalska
Ilona Kowalska
Elisabeth Kerschbaum
Kirill Rapoport
Peter Wieczorek
Peter Wieczorek
Peter Zerche
Lanfu Wang
Martina Lippold
Ilona Kowalska
Heike Braunstein
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
Tropical Exotique
Rachael Adams
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
François Rion
Tropical Exotique
François Rion
Philip Wojtas
Alba.Men
Marco Schiavone
King Huang
King Huang
King Huang
King Huang
King Huang
Helmut Demel
Heike
Jack Wong
Jack Wong
Jack Wong
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
Olaf & Sylvia Tönne
Olaf & Sylvia Tönne
Olaf & Sylvia Tönne
Alain Brochart
Alain Brochart
King Huang
King Huang
King Huang
King Huang
Helmut Demel
Helmut Demel






Phalaenopsis schilleriana

Alain Brochart
Peter Wieczorek
Peter Wieczorek
Alain Brochart
François Rion
Olaf & Sylvia Tönne
Lip detail

Botanical or horticultural varieties:












Phalaenopsis schilleriana var. imaculata













Phalaenopsis schilleriana var. splendens

Primary hybrids: You can view Phalaenopsis schilleriana primary hybrids by species from the graphic page or via the following alphabetical listing.
Hybrid Name Pod Pollen Registered by Year
Alyos schilleriana finleyi Alain Brochart 2008
Ayleen schilleriana cornu-cervi T. Sukarya 1980
Baguio schilleriana lindenii W.W.G. Moir 1966
Belle Neuchateloise schilleriana modesta Luc Vincent 2011
Boen Soepardi fimbriata schilleriana Atmo Kolopaking 1982
Bronze Maiden schilleriana mannii Mrs Lester McCoy 1964
Confirmation rimestadiana schilleriana G. Bultel 1925
Essence Shihfong schilleriana floresensis Shih-Fong Chen 2001
Essence Yenpei venosa schilleriana Shih-Fong Chen 1996
Fabienne Dream schilleriana viridis Luc Vincent 2000
Franziska Dream schilleriana wilsonii Luc Vincent 2001
Grand Conde sanderiana schilleriana Vacherot & Lecoufle 1929
Lanny violacea schilleriana T. Sukarya 1980
Leucorrhoda aphrodite schilleriana Hybride Naturel 1875
Love Heart schilleriana lobbii Hou Tse Liu 2004
Maria Dream schilleriana sumatrana Luc Vincent 2001
Morges la Coquette schilleriana javanica Luc Vincent 2002
Peter Wieczorek schilleriana kunstleri Wieczorek 2012
Philishill philippinensis schilleriana Marcel Lecoufle 1993
Pink Heart schilleriana parishii Dr Henry M Wallbrunn 1979
Purple Passion schilleriana pulcherrima Dr Henry M Wallbrunn 1966
Regnier lueddemanniana schilleriana A. Regnier 1922
Rothschildiana amabilis schilleriana Hort. 1887
San Shia Lady schilleriana celebensis Hou Tse Liu 2000
Schillambo schilleriana amboinensis Fredk. L. Thornton 1968
Schilleriano-Stuartiana schilleriana stuartiana S. Low 1900
Schiller's Horse equestris schilleriana Kunshan Biotec. (O/U) 2006
Schillgig gigantea schilleriana Dr Henry E. Fernando 1987
Tetraschiller tetraspis schilleriana Masao Kobayashi 1996
Tigre denticulata schilleriana A. Regnier 1922
Veitchiana equestris schilleriana Hybride Naturel 1872
Wiganiae schilleriana stuartiana S. Low 1899
Not registered schilleriana speciosa


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