Orchids - Phalaenopsis

There are 9 natural hybrids and 69 specises divded under 5 subgenus, 8 section , 4 subsection.

1) Subgenus Aphyllae
2) Subgenus Parishianae
3) Subgenus Phalaenopsis 3.1) Section Deliciosae, 3.2) Section Esmeralda, 3.3) Section Phalaenopsis, 3.4) Section Stauroglottis
4) Subgenus Polychilos 4.1) Section Amboinenses, 4.2) Section Fuscatae, 4.3) Section Polychilos, 4.4) Section Zebrinae, 4.4.1) Subsection Glabrae,4.4.2) Subsection Hirsutae, 4.4.3) Subsection Lueddemannianae,4.4.4) Subsection Zebrinae
5) Subgenus Proboscidioides.

Following are the species of phalaenopsis

1) Phalaenopsis finleyi ( Subgenus Aphyllae )

2) Phalaenopsis honghenensis ( Subgenus Aphyllae )

3) Phalaenopsis hainanensis ( Subgenus Aphyllae )

4) Phalaenopsis natmataungensis (Subgenus Aphyllae)

5) Phalaenopsis stobartiana ( Subgenus Aphyllae)

6) Phalaenopsis taenialis (Subgenus Aphyllae)

7) Phalaenopsis wilsonii (Subgenus Aphyllae)

8) Phalaenopsis zhejiangensis (Subgenus Aphyllae)

9) Phalaenopsis braceana (Subgenus Aphyllae)

10) Phalaenopsis appendiculata ( Subgenus Parishianae )

11) Phalaenopsis gibbosa ( Subgenus Parishianae )

12) Phalaenopsis lobbii ( Subgenus Parishianae )

13) Phalaenopsis malipoensis ( Subgenus Parishianae )

14) Phalaenopsis parishii ( Subgenus Parishianae )

15) Phalaenopsis thailandica ( Subgenus Parishianae )

16) Phalaenopsis mysorensis ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Deliciosae )

17) Phalaenopsis buyssoniana ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Deliciosae )

18) Phalaenopsis chibae ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Deliciosae )

19) Phalaenopsis mirabilis ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Deliciosae )

20) Phalaenopsis deliciosa ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Deliciosae )

21) phalaenopsis pulcherrima ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Esmeralda )

22) Phalaenopsis amabilis ( Moon orchid )( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Phalaenopsis )

23) Phalaenopsis aphrodite ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Phalaenopsis )

24) Phalaenopsis philippinensis ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Phalaenopsis )

25) Phalaenopsis regnieriana ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Phalaenopsis )

26) Phalaenopsis sanderiana ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Phalaenopsis )

27) Phalaenopsis schilleriana ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Phalaenopsis )

28) Phalaenopsis stuartiana ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Phalaenopsis )

29) Phalaenopsis celebensis ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Stauroglottis )

30) Phalaenopsis equestris ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Stauroglottis )

31) Phalaenopsis lindenii ( Subgenus Phalaenopsis-Section Stauroglottis )

32) Phalaenopsis gigantea ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Amboinenses )

33) Phalaenopsis amboinensis ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Amboinenses )

34) Phalaenopsis floresensis ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Amboinenses )

35) Phalaenopsis javanica ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Amboinenses )

36) Phalaenopsis micholitzii ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Amboinenses )

37) Phalaenopsis venosa ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Amboinenses )

38) Phalaenopsis doweryensis ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Amboinenses )

39) Phalaenopsis robinsonii ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Amboinenses )

40) Phalaenopsis luteola ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Amboinenses )

41 ) Phalaenopsis cochlearis ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Fuscatae )

42) Phalaenopsis fuscata ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Fuscatae )

43) Phalaenopsis kunstleri ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Fuscatae )

44) Phalaenopsis viridis ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Fuscatae )

45) Phalaenopsis borneensis ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Polychilos )

46) Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Polychilos )

47) Phalaenopsis lamelligera ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Polychilos )

48) Phalaenopsis mannii ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Polychilos )

49) Phalaenopsis pantherina ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Polychilos )

50) Phalaenopsis corningiana ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae )

51) Phalaenopsis fasciata ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae )

52) Phalaenopsis fimbriata ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae )

53) Phalaenopsis maculata ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae Subsection Glabrae )

54) Phalaenopsis modesta ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Glabrae )

55) Phalaenopsis mariae ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Hirsutae )

56) Phalaenopsis pallens ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Hirsutae )

57) Phalaenopsis hieroglyphica ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Lueddemannianae )

58) Phalaenopsis bellina ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Lueddemannianae )

59) Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Lueddemannianae )

60) Phalaenopsis pulchra ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Lueddemannianae)

61) Phalaenopsis violacea ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Lueddemannianae )

62) Phalaenopsis bastianii ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Zebrinae )

63) Phalaenopsis inscriptiosinensis ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Zebrinae )

64) Phalaenopsis reichenbachiana ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Zebrinae)

65) Phalaenopsis speciosa ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Zebrinae )

66) Phalaenopsis sumatrana ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Zebrinae )

67) Phalaenopsis tetraspis ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Zebrinae )

68) Phalaenopsis zebrina ( Subgenus Polychilos - Section Zebrinae - Subsection Zebrinae )

69) Phalaenopsis iowii ( Subgenus Proboscidioides )

Following are hybrids of phalaenopsis

1) Phalaenopsis × amphitrita ( Natural hybrids )

parents:- P. sanderiana × P. stuartiana

2) Phalaenopsis × gersenii ( Natural hybrids )

3) P. hieroglyphica x P. lueddemanniana ( Natural hybrids )

4) Phalaenopsis × intermedia ( Natural hybrids )

First recognized Phalaenopsis hybrid

Flower photo:- Phalaenopsis × intermedia

Phalaenopsis × intermedia var. Diezii (P. aphrodite × P. equestris)

Flower photo:- Phalaenopsis × intermedia

5) Phalaenopsis × leucorrhoda ( Natural hybrids )

6) Phalaenopsis × rothschildiana ( Natural hybrids )

7) Phalaenopsis x schilleriano-stuartiana ( Natural hybrids )

8) Phalaenopsis × singuliflora ( Natural hybrids )

9) Phalaenopsis × veitchiana ( Natural hybrids )

10) Aeridopsis (Intergeneric hybrids -Crossed with Aerides)

11) Arachnopsis (Intergeneric hybrids - Crossed with Arachnis)

Flower photo:- Arachnopsis

12) Asconopsis ( Intergeneric hybrids - crossed with Ascocentrum)

13) Doritaenopsis (Intergeneric hybrids - crossed with Doritis)

Orchids,formerly in the genus, Doritis, have now been reclassified by some botanical taxonomists as being Phalaenopsis, although in the trade, they are still frequently referred to as Doritis.

Doritis frequently interbred with other Phalaenopsis species and hybrids to create thousands of hybrids frequently referred to as Doritaenopsis

Flower photo:- Doritaenopsis

14) Renanthopsis ( Intergeneric hybrids - crossed with Renanthera)

15) Rhynchonopsis (Intergeneric hybrids - crossed with Rhynchostylis)

16) Vandaenopsis (Intergeneric hybrids - crossed with Vanda)

17) Renanopsis (Intergeneric hybrids - crossed with Vandaenopsis)