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Orchid Species: Phalaenopsis ambigua

Kew currently accepted name is Phalaenopsis amabilis

Phalaenopsis ambigua is an orchid species identified by Rchb.f. in 1862. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Phalaenopsis amabilis.
Genus
Phalaenopsis (Phal.)
Grex
ambigua
Parents
Species
Author
Rchb.f.
Year
1862
ORIGIN: Occurring from Taiwan to the Philippines in primary and secondary forests at elevations of 0-1000 feet.

DESCRIPTION: It closely resembles P. amablis but differs in the red lip disc, the triangular mid lobe and it's smaller flowers of about 3 [7.5 cm] instead of the 4 [10 cm] flowers of P. amablis. The flowering season is from December until April on a lateral, 3' [90 cm] long, racemose or paniculate many flowered inflorescence with small bracts and likes it with shady, humid conditions.

FLOWER SIZE: 3 or less inches [7.5 cm or less] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Phalaenopsis Phal amabilis 1825 (L.) Blume
Add+ Phalaenopsis Phal babuyana 1941 Miwa
Add+ Phalaenopsis Phal erubescens 1876 Burb.
Add+ Phalaenopsis Phal formosa [Baker]
Add+ Phalaenopsis Phal formosana 1941 Miwa
Add+ Synadena Synadena amabilis 1838 (L.) Raf.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym amabile 1832 (L.) Roxb.
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