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Phalaenopsis kunstleri

Phalaenopsis kunstleri

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. kunstleri
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis kunstleri
Hook. f. 1890


Phalaenopsis kunstleri is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant flowers in the summer with many 4.5 cm flowers.

The species was first collected by Kunster in Perk and was described by Hooker in 1890.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the lowland forest of Malaysia and Burma

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Kunstler's Phalaenopsis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Phalaenopsis fuscata var kunstleri hort.?
  2. Polychilos kunstleri (Hook.f.) P.S.Shim 1982

ReferencesEdit

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

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