Phalaenopsis celebensis Sweet 1980SUBGENUS Phalaenopsis SECTION
Stauroglottis [Schauer] Benth 1881 Photo by © Lourens Grobler
Common Name The Celebes Phalaenopsis
Flower Size 1 1/4" [3 cm]
Found in the Celebes Isalnds, now called Sulawesi, as a miniature
epiphyte with dark green, mottled with silver grey leaves that
blooms in July and August on a lateral, arching then pendant, 16"
[40 cm] long, purplish-green, racemose or paniculate, many flowered
inflorescence with small bracts and successively opening flowers,
starting at the base of the inflorescence and should have year-round
waterings and full shade.