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Phalaenopsis wilsonii

Phalaenopsis wilsonii1

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. wilsonii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis wilsonii
Rolfe 1909


Phalaenopsis wilsonii is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with several 4 cm flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

Plant has deciduous leaves.

DistributionEdit

Plants grow in trees in Sichuan, Eastern Tibet, and Yunnan China at elevations of 800 to 2200 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.

VaritiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Phalaenopsis wilsonii Phalaenopsis wilsonii variant Sepals and petals are pink. Lip is pink

NamingEdit

Common Names: Wilson's Phalaenopsis

SynonymsEdit

  1. Kingidium wilsonii (Rolfe) O.Gruss & Roellke 1996
  2. Phalaenopsis minior Liu 1988
  3. Polychilos wilsonii (Rolfe) Shim 1982

ReferencesEdit

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

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