Phalaenopsis schillerana is an orchid species name for which no taxonomic record was found. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Phalaenopsis schilleriana.
ORIGIN: Found on Luzon and other smaller surrounding islands of The Philippine archipelago in rainforests, high up on the trees, at elevations of 0 to 450 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Large sized, hot growing epiphytic plant with stout, short, stems enveloped by imbricate leaf bases carrying fleshy, elliptic, oblong-ellptic, to oblanceolate, obtuse, dark green mottled silver grey leaves, that blooms in the spring on a branching, arching to pendant, to more than 3' [90 cm] long, few to many [3 to 250] flowered inflorescence with small ovate-cucullate bracts carrying showy, delicate, fragrant flowers that can be quite stunning.
FLOWER SIZE: Less than 3 1/2 inches [8 to 9 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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