Phalaenopsis deliciosa ( Kingidium deliciosum )

Author:Rchb. f. 1854
Family:Orchidaceae.
Habitat:Chinese Himalayas,Assam India,Bangladesh,
Eastern Himalayas,Nepal,Sikkim,India,Sri Lanka,
Myanamar,Thailand,Malaysia,Laos,Cambodia,
Vietnam,Borneo,Philippines.
Synonyms:Aerides latifolia,Doritis hebe,Doritis latifolia,Doritis philippinensis,
Doritis steffensii,Doritis wightii,Kingidium deliciosum,Kingidium deliciosum var bellum,
Kingidium philippinenesis,Kingiella hebe,Kingiella philippinensis,Kingiella steffensii,
Phalaenopsis alboviolacea,Phalaenopsis amethystina,Phalaenopsis bella,Phalaenopsis hebe,
Phalaenopsis hebe var amboinensis,Phalaenopsis wightii.

-The name Phalaenopsis comes from the Greek word phalanàia, meaning 'moth' and opsis meaning 'appearance'.

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Phalaenopsis deliciosa

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