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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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