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Phalaenopsis modesta

This uncommon species is still very rare in cultivation. It is variable in color ranging from darkly purple barred to light pink barred clones.

 
   

Phalaenopsis pantherina

This is an extremely rare species. The large “U” shaped lip distinguishes this species from other related species.

 
   

Phalaenopsis parashii

This is another rare miniature that is not commonly seen in cultivation. Its solid wine colored triangular lip distinguishes it.

 
   

Phalaenopsis reichenbachiana

This is an extremely rare species have been confused with the species Phalaenopsis fasciata. This featured true species is readily distinguished by the lip structure. (see more pics)

 
   

Phalaenopsis thalebanii

Its large uniform reddish brown flowers, without any yellow background color distinguish this extremely rare species. It is also has a sweet musky fragrance.

 
   

Phalaenopsis violacea “Blue”

This is a extremely desirable blue form of the species. This star shaped rare blue form derived from a pure Malayan strain.

 
   

Psychopsiella limminghei (syn. Oncidium limminghei)

This very rare species was classified under Oncidium before it was move to its own monospecific genus. It has very unique vegetative growth habit and distinctive floral segments.

 
   

Psychopsis kramerianum (syn. Oncidium kramerianum)

This species though are readily available in cultivation, its heavily spotted lateral sepal distinguishes a true species. It has similar flower structure with papilio, except that the inflorescence apex is cylindrical not flattened.

 
   

Psychopsis papilio (syn. Oncidium papilio)

This is the icon for this genus, which have the common name “Butterfly Orchid”. The wide and flattened flower stem at the apex and the distinctive column wings with their knob tipped antennae are the easiest and quickest ways to differentiate P. papilio from the other member of the genus.

 
   

Psychopsis papilio “Flava” (syn. Oncidium papilio “Flava”)

This is the rare pure yellow form of the species. It is also known as the “Latourae” variety.

 
   
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