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Phalaenopsis fasciata

Phalaenopsis fasciata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. fasciata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis fasciata
Rchb.f 1882


Phalaenopsis fasciata is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant flowers from fall to winter with many 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

A single inflorescence can produce new flowers for several years. This species is similar to Phalaenopsis luddemannia and Phalaenopsis reichenbachiana but is distinguished by its lip shape and the callus between the lateral lobe of the lip.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the Philippines.

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Striped Flower Phalaenopsis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Phalaenopsis fasciata f. flava Valmayor & D.Tiu in H.L.Valmayor 1984
  2. Polychilos fasciata (Rchb. f.) Shim 1982

ReferencesEdit

  • Sweet, Herman R.. The Genus Phalaenopsis. The Orchid Digest, 1980.

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