Phalaenopsis honghenensis F.Y. Liu 1991 SUBGENUS Aphyllae [Sweet]
Christ 2001 Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt, Plant grown by Marni Turkel,
shown at the 2 Apr 2002 San Francisco Orchid Society Meeting..
Common Name The Honghen Phalaenopsis - In China Hong He Hu Die
Flower Size 1 3/8" [2.9 cm]
Found in Yunnan province of China at elevations of 2000 meters as
a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with warty roots giving
rise to a stem carrying 1 to 2, obliquely elliptic, acute,
persistent sheathing base leaves that blooms in the spring on a
racemose, 3" [7.7cm] long, simple, few [3 to 6] flowered
inflorescence with ovate floral bracts
CAUTION This species is very close to P braceana and may turn out
to be so so use with caution.