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Phalaenopsis TOP 10

This is a discussion on Phalaenopsis TOP 10 within the Phalaenopsis ('moth orchid') Information forums, part of the Frequently Asked Questions category; Hello members I would like to know what according to you are the top ten ...

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    Default Phalaenopsis TOP 10

    Hello members I would like to know what according to you are the top ten most coveted phalaenopsis species. Much like an MTV TOP 10 COUNTDOWN.
    I am adding a list, please be free to rearrange it or add new plants and replace from the list. This is an attempt to come to a concensus regarding the same. Aim is to have a guideline for new collectors to follow. Thanking you in advance. My list
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    1.speciosa
    2.violacea red
    3Phal.violacea alba
    4.phal.schilleriana
    5.bellina alba
    6.amboinensis var,flava
    7.corningiana
    8.Phal.bellina
    9.cornu-vervi red
    10.sumatrana

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    violacea var. blue
    bellina
    gigantea
    amboinensis
    stuartiana
    hieroglyphica var alba
    schilleriana
    pantherina
    cornu-cervi f. chattaladae
    maculata

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    Hands down the Phal. Zhejiangensis is #1 on my list. The blooms actually look like an oncidium.
    #2- Sumatrana
    #3- Gigantea
    #4- Maculata
    #5- Taenialis
    #6- Bellina
    #7- Schilleriana
    #8- Amabilis
    #9- Aphrodite
    #10- Cochlearis

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    My picks (mirrors many of species phals I have):

    Phals:
    hieroglyphica- don't have
    mannii- have
    lueddemanniana- have
    mariae- have
    speciosa- have young one
    amboinensis- have, pictured below- sunlit from behind!
    stuartiana var. nobilis- don't have
    bellina var. coerulea x bellina ' Montclair' AM/AOS- don't have
    gigantea- don't have
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    Oh yeah, I also have a
    phal conu-cervi 4n- (yellow with red markings)

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    Thank you so much for answering. Hope more join in the fun.
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    1 . aphrodite
    2 . schilleriana
    3 . stuartiana
    4 . amboinensis
    5 . bellina
    6 . gigantea
    7 . lobii
    8 . venosa
    9 . violacea
    10. (Doritis) pulcherrima var 'buysonniana'

    and at least a dozen more ..........

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    My own personal top 10 ...


    1. gigantea
    2. bellina

    The following in no particular order

    3. tetraspis (white only)
    4. hieroglyphica (with lots of white)
    5. javanica
    6. amabilis
    7. amboinensis
    8. lueddemanniana
    9. equestris
    10. mannii

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    I'm not that familiar with the species Phals, but I did want an amabilis and got one recently, so I'm excited! I want an aphrodite too. Hmmm and the schilleriana. Now I will be looking up all the ones on the list later when I have a chance!

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    beautiful

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