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Phalaenopsis taenialis

Phalaenopsis taenialis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. taenialis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis taenialis
[Lindl.] E.A Christ. & Pradham 1986


Phalaenopsis taenialis is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

DescriptionEdit

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

DistributionEdit

Plants grow in the Himalayas, Assam India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, southern China and Myanamar at elevations of 1000 to 2500 meters

CultureEdit

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

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Phalaenopsis taenialis coerulea Phalaenopsis taenialis var coerulea Sepals and petals are white. Lip is purple.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Bandage-Like Phalaenopsis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Aerides carnosa Griff. 1851
  2. *Aerides taeniale Lindl. 1830-40
  3. Biermannia taenialis (Lindl.) T. Tang & F.T. Wang 1951
  4. Doritis taenialis Benth. & Hook. f. 1890
  5. Kingidium taeniale (Lindl.) P.F. Hunt 1970
  6. Kingiella taenialis (Lindl.) Rolfe 1917
  7. Polychilos taenialis (Lindl.) Shim 1982

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