Phalaenopsis fuscata

Phalaenopsis fuscata2

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. fuscata
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis fuscata
Rchb. f. 1874

Phalaenopsis fuscata is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with 2 to 3 flowers that are 3.75 cm wide.


Plants are found in the shady forest of Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo and the Philippines at elevations of sealevel to 1000 meters


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


Common Names: Darkened Phalaenopsis


  1. Phalaenopsis denisiana Cogn. 1899
  2. Polychilos fuscata (Rchb. f.) Shim 1982

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