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Phalaenopsis floresensis

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. floresensis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis floresensis
Fowlie 1993


Phalaenopsis floresensis is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

Description[]

Plant bloomss from summer to fall with up to three 3.75 cm flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing on the island of Flores in Indonesia at elevations of 150 to 500 meters

Culture[]

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

Naming[]

Common Names: The Flores Island Phalaenopsis

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