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Renanthera philippinensis

Renanthera philippinensis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Renanthera
Species: Ren. philippinensis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Renanthera philippinensis
(Ames & Quisumb.) L.O. Williams 1937


Renanthera philippinensis is an species in the genus Renanthera.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms at any season with many 2.5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the lowland mangrove swamp forest in the Philippines

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require full sunlight and warm temperatures. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants),several pieces of coarse fir bark, or sphagnum moss. If they are grown in pots there must be excellent drainage.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Philippine Renanthera

SynonymEdit

  1. *Renanthera storiei var. philippinensis Ames & Quisumb. 1932

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