Phalaenopsis speciosa var. christiana Rchb.f., Gard. Chron., n.s., 18: 745 (1882).This name is a synonym.
Phalaenopsis speciosa var. christiana ‘Magnifico’, CHM/AM/AOS
Awarded on 10/9/2010 a CHM (20103597) and an AM (20103598) as Phal. speciosa var. christiana 'Magnifico', CHM/AOS, 84 pts. (20103597), and AM/AOS, 81 pts. (20103598): Measurements: NS H 5.1cm, NS V 5.6cm Description: Eleven stellate flowers on seven inflorescences and two additional flowers on one branched inflorescence on a plant grown in mixture of coconut fiber and fir bark in 10-cm square plastic pot; flower base color white; sepals and petals randomly blotched with saturated rose-purple; lip side lobes bright yellow, midlobe medial one-third striated purple, pilose apically; substance firm; texture waxy; from the Andaman & Nicobar Islands; commended for interesting color pattern and positive breeding potential.
Phalaenopsis speciosa var. christiana, award 20103597 and 20103598, has been confirmed to be Phalaenopsis speciosa var. christiana by SITF (Sept 2011).