Phalaenopsis pulcherrima (Lindl.) J.J.Sm., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 32: 366 1933. (syn: Doritis pulcherrima Lindl. …………); 
 
Phalaenopsis pulcherrima (Lindl.) J.J.Sm., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 32: 366 (1933).
Synonyms:
Doritis pulcherrima Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 178 (1833).
Phalaenopsis esmeralda Rchb.f., Gard. Chron., n.s., 2: 582 (1874).
Phalaenopsis esmeralda var. albiflora Rchb.f., Otia Bot. Hamburg.: 35 (1877).
Phalaenopsis antennifera Rchb.f., Gard. Chron., n.s., 11: 398 (1879).
Phalaenopsis esmeralda var. candidula Rolfe, Lindenia 6: 49 (1890).
Phalaenopsis esmeralda var. rubra Stein, Orchid.-Buch: 506 (1892).
Phalaenopsis mastersii King & Pantl., J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 66: 591 (1897).
Phalaenopsis esmeralda var. punctulata Cogn., Chron. Orchid. 2(1): 2 (1904).
Doritis pulcherrima var. caerulea Fowlie, Orchid Digest 33: 241 (1969).
Doritis pulcherrima f. alba O.Gruss & Roeth, Orchidee (Hamburg) 50: 671 (1999).
Doritis pulcherrima f. albiflora (Rchb.f.) Roeth & O.Gruss, Orchidee (Hamburg) 50: 671 (1999).
Doritis pulcherrima f. caerulea (Fowlie) O.Gruss & Roeth, Orchidee (Hamburg) 50: 671 (1999).
Phalaenopsis pulcherrima f. alba (O.Gruss & Roeth) Christenson, Phalaenopsis: 232 (2001).
Phalaenopsis pulcherrima f. albiflora (Rchb.f.) Christenson, Phalaenopsis: 233 (2001).
Phalaenopsis pulcherrima f. caerulea (Fowlie) Christenson, Phalaenopsis: 233 (2001).
Doritis pulcherrima f. apiculata Aver., Lindleyana 22(2): 13 (2009).
Doritis pulcherrima var. apiculata Aver., Lindleyana 22(2): 11 (2009).
Doritis pulcherrima var. laotica O.Gruss, Orchidee (Hamburg) 60: 440 (2009).
Doritis pulcherrima f. nivea Aver., Lindleyana 22(2): 14 (2009).
Doritis pulcherrima f. purpurea Aver., Lindleyana 22(2): 13 (2009).
Distribution: Assam to Hainan and W. Malesia


 

 

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SK 2349 30 December 2019 : 11 posts by 3 authors. 5 images- 6 to 7 mb each.
Location: Kalimpong, WB, India
Date: 30 November 2019 
Elevation: 1350m.
Habitat: Cultivated 
Phalaenopsis pulcherrima (Lindl.) J.J.Sm. ??

Yes sir this is Phalaenopsis pulcherrima. I am not sure if this is found in wild but long time back it had been reported from NE India. But this has been in cultivation since long time.


  

Orchids seen at the Conservatory in ABG during my visit in October, 2018. 


This is a hybrid of Phalaenopsis pulcherimma.

 

Orchids seen at the Conservatory in ABG during my visit in October, 2018. 


This is one of the deformed orchids available in the market, Phalaenopsis pulcherrima var champorensis

Thanks a lot for sharing.


 

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