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Phalaenopsis buyssoniana

Phal buysoniana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. buyssoniana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis buyssoniana
Rchb. f. 1888


Phalaenopsis buyssoniana is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from summer to fall with up to ten 9.5 cm wide flowers. The plant is a tetraploid with 76 chromosomes instead of 38 of Phalaenopsis pulcherrima.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the lowland forest of Indo-China, Thailand, and Vietnam.

CultureEdit

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

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Phal buysoniana alba Phalaenopsis buyssoniana var. alba Sepals and petals are white. Lip is yellow with white
Phal buysoniana alba splash Phalaenopsis buyssoniana var. alba splash Sepals are white and petals are white with yellow edges. Lip is yellow with white

NamingEdit

Common Names:Phalaenopsis of De Buysson

SynonymsEdit

  1. Doritis buyssoniana (Rchb.f.) J.M.H.Shaw, 2003

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