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Phalaenopsis corningiana

Phalaenopsis corningiana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. corningiana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis corningiana
Rchb. f. 1879


Phalaenopsis corningiana is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant flowers from spring to summer with several 5 to 6.25 cm flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on limestone cliffs and mossy trees in Borneo at elevations of 450 to 610 meters

CultureEdit

Grow in 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
Phalaenopsis corningiana red Phalaenopsis corningiana red petals and sepals, lip is purple

NamingEdit

Common Names: Corning's Phalaenopsis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Phalaenopsis cumingiana Rchb. f. 1881
  2. Phalaenopsis sumatrana var sanguinea Korth. & Rchb. f. 1860
  3. Polychilos corningiana (Rchb. f.) Shim 1982

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