Phalaenopsis parishii

Phalaenopsis parishii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. parishii
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis parishii
Rchb. f. 1865

Phalaenopsis parishii is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.


Plant bloom in the spring with several 2 cm wide flowers.

This species was discovered by Rev. C. Parish who sent the dried material to Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew and Low


Plants is found growing on moss covered trees in eastern Himalayas, Assam India, Myanamar, Thailand and Vietnam at elevations up to 500 meters.


Grow in warm conditions. Pot in medium fir bark and keep in partial shade. Water about once a week. Keep plant fairly moist but not wet.


Common Names: Parish's Phalaenopsis


  1. Aerides decumbens Griff 1851
  2. Grafia parishii [Rchb.f] Hawkes 1966
  3. Polychilos parishii (Rchb. f.) Shim 1982


  • Sweet, Herman R.. The Genus Phalaenopsis. The Orchid Digest, 1980.

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