Phalaenopsis amboinensis is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.
Plant flowers from late winter to early spring with several 7.6 cm flowers
Plants are found growing in the lowland forest of Ambon Island, Sulawesi, Papua and New Guinea and Indonesia
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.
|Phalaenopsis amboinensis subsp. amboinensis||Sepals and petals are white with red patches. Lip is white.|
|Phalaenopsis amboinensis subsp. flavida||Sepals and petals are white with a yellow edge and orange patches. Lip is white.|
|Phalaenopsis amboinensis f. flava||Sepals and petals are yellow with dark yellow patches. Lip is yellow.|
Common Names: The Amboin Island Phalaenopsis
- Phalaenopsis hombronii Finet 1912
- Phalaenopsis psilantha Schltr. 1911
- Polychilos amboinensis (J.J. Sm.) Shim 1982