Miltoniopsis phalaenopsis (Linden & Rchb.f.) Garay & Dunst.

Phalaenopsis-Like Miltoniopsis (Mps.)


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Miltoniopsis

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

White flowers with purple to red streaks and blotches on the lip, to 2.5" diameter. Blooms in late summer to autumn. Inflorescence is shorter than the leaves, 3 to 5 flat flowers. Single green leaf, linear.

See Orchid Species Website for photograph.

History: 

Published in Venez. Orchid. Ill. (Dunsterville & Garay) 6: 278 in 1976.

Native to Columbia.

Basionym Odontoglossum phalaenopsis Linden & Rchb.f.

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