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Phalaenopsis regnieriana

Phalaenopsis regnieriana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. regnieriana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis regnieriana
Rchb.f. 1887


Phalaenopsis regnieriana is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from summer to fall with up to ten 1.25 to 5 cm wide flowers.

The flowers are similar to those of Phalaenopsis pulcherrima but differ by having a bifide callus and its very small lobules.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in Thailand.

CultureEdit

Grow in intermediate to warm temperatures. Pot in medium fir bark and keep in moderate light. Water about once a week. Keep plant fairly moist but not wet.

NamingEdit

Entomology:The plant was named in honor of French Orchid enthusiast Regnier of Fontenay sous bois

Common Names:The Phalaenopsis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Doritis regnieriana (Rchb.f.) Holttum, 1965

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