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Phalaenopsis corningiana

Phalaenopsis corningiana.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. corningiana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis corningiana
Rchb. f. 1879


Phalaenopsis corningiana is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

Description[]

Plant flowers from spring to summer with several 5 to 6.25 cm flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing on limestone cliffs and mossy trees in Borneo at elevations of 450 to 610 meters

Culture[]

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

Varieties[]

Image Name Description
Phalaenopsis corningiana red.jpg Phalaenopsis corningiana red petals and sepals, lip is purple

Naming[]

Common Names: Corning's Phalaenopsis

Synonyms[]

  1. Phalaenopsis cumingiana Rchb. f. 1881
  2. Phalaenopsis sumatrana var sanguinea Korth. & Rchb. f. 1860
  3. Polychilos corningiana (Rchb. f.) Shim 1982
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