Phalaenopsis mannii is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.
Plant flowers in the spring with up to seventy 4 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.
This species was first discovered in Sikkim by Gustav Mann in May of 1868. The species was then dried and sent to Reichenbach who described it in 1871.
Plants growing on trees near water in valleys and evergreen forest of Indian Himalayas, Assam, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanamar, southern China and Vietnam at elevations of 500 to 1500 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. With hold watering in the winter. Plant can be grown mounted
Common Names: Mann's Phalaenopsis
- Phalaenopsis boxalli Rchb.f 1883; Polychilos mannii (Rchb. f.) Shim 1982
- Sweet, Herman R.. The Genus Phalaenopsis. The Orchid Digest, 1980.