Phalaenopsis stobartiana Rchb. f. 1877 SUBGENUS Aphyllae [Sweet] Christ 2001

Inflorescence and Plant Photos by Allen Black Copyright

Side View Of Flower

Another View of Flower Photos by David Jubineau Copyright

Another Color Form


Common Name Stobart's Phalaenopsis [English Orchid Enthusiast 1800's] - In China Dian Xi Hu Die Lan

This is a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte occuring at elevations of 800 to 900 meters in forests on tree trunks in Yunnan China with a large root system carring oblong-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the later spring and early summer on a arching to pendant, to 8" [20 cm] long, racemose inflorescence that carries ovate, concave, acuminate floral bracts and 7 to 9 flowers.

Synonyms Doritis hainanensis (Tang & F.T.Wang) T.Yukawa & K.Kita 2005; Doritis stobartiana (Rchb.f.) T.Yukawa & K.Kita 2005; Kingidium stobarianum (Rchb. f.) Seidenf. 1988; Phalaenopsis wightii var stobartiana [Rchb'f] Burb 1882; Polychilos stobartiana (Rchb.f.) Shim 1982

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 38 No 3 1969 drawing fide; The Genus Phalaenopsis Sweet 1980 drawing good; Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 23 1393 - 1456 Brieger 1990 as Kingidium stobartianum; Orchid Species Culture "P" Bakers 1991; Phalaenopsis A Monograph E A Christenson 2001 drawing ok; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 as Kingidium stobartianum; Orchid Digest Vol 66 #4 2002 photo fide; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #4 2014 photo fide;