Phalaenopsis hainanensis Tang & F.T.Wang

First published in Acta Phytotax. Sin. 12: 47 (1974)
This name is a synonym of Phalaenopsis stobartiana

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Dalström, S. & Ormerod, P. (2010). Green Phalaenopsis. Orchids; the Magazine of the American Orchid Society 79: 706-709. [Cited as Phalaenopsis stobartiana.]
  • Dalström, S. (2006). It is not easy being green. Selbyana 27: 208-214. [Cited as Phalaenopsis wilsonii.]
  • Liu, Z.J., Wang, J.Y., Gruss, O. & Siren, L. (2021). The Genus Phalaenopsis in World: 1-493. Higher Education Press. [Cited as Phalaenopsis stobartiana.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Phalaenopsis hainanensis.]
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. [Cited as Phalaenopsis hainanensis.]

Other Data

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