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Phalaenopsis parishii

Phalaenopsis parishii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. parishii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis parishii
Rchb. f. 1865


Phalaenopsis parishii is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant bloom in the spring with several 2 cm wide flowers.

This species was discovered by Rev. C. Parish who sent the dried material to Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew and Low

DistributionEdit

Plants is found growing on moss covered trees in eastern Himalayas, Assam India, Myanamar, Thailand and Vietnam at elevations up to 500 meters.

CultureEdit

Grow in warm conditions. 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: Parish's Phalaenopsis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Aerides decumbens Griff 1851
  2. Grafia parishii [Rchb.f] Hawkes 1966
  3. Polychilos parishii (Rchb. f.) Shim 1982

ReferencesEdit

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

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