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Phalaenopsis braceana

Phalaenopsis braceana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. braceana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis braceana
(Hook. f.) Christenson 1986


Phalaenopsis braceana is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms with 3-7 flowers

DistributionEdit

Plants grow in trees in the Eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, Myanamar, Thailand, south China and Vietnam at elevations of 1100 to 2100 meters.

CultureEdit

Grow in cool to warm temperatures. Pot in medium fir bark and keep in partial shade. Water about once a week. Keep plant fairly moist but not wet.

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Phal. braceana Phalaenopsis braceana variant Sepals and petals are green. Lip is green
Phalaenopsis braceana green Phalaenopsis braceana variant Sepals and petals are green. Lip is purple
Phalaenopsis braceana red Phalaenopsis braceana variant Sepals and petals are red. Lip is purple

NamingEdit

Common Names: Brace's Phalaenopsis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Biermannia naviculare Tang & Wang 1997
  2. *Doritis braceana Hook. f. 1890
  3. Kingidium braceanum (Hook. f.) Seidenf. 1988
  4. Kingidium naviculare Tsi ex Hashim 1984

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