Phalaenopsis thailandica is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.
Plant blooms in the early spring with eight to ten 1.25 cm wide flowers. IMPORTANT NOTE: Phalaenopsis gibbosa has been renamed Phalaenopsis thailandica. Phalaenopsis gibbosa is now the name of a new species described by Olaf Gruss in 2009.
Plants grow in the lowland forest of Laos and northern Vietnam at elevations of 0 to 1000 meters
Grow in warm temperatures. Pot in medium fir bark and keep in partial shade. Water about once a week. Keep plant fairly moist but not wet.
Common Names:The Phalaenopsis with a pouch-like swelling
- Polychilos gibbosa (H.R. Sweet) Shim 1982