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).
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Orchids and Freaky Weather
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As predicted by scientists, freaky weather conditions have become more frequent. Last year, we had very heavy and continuous rains. So much so that even the orchids were struggling. The pests were ...