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Phalaenopsis fuscata

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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. fuscata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis fuscata
Rchb. f. 1874


Phalaenopsis fuscata is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

Description[]

Plant blooms from spring to summer with 2 to 3 flowers that are 3.75 cm wide.

Distribution[]

Plants are found in the shady forest of Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo and the Philippines at elevations of sealevel to 1000 meters

Culture[]

Grow cool to intermeidiate. 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: Darkened Phalaenopsis

Synonyms[]

  1. Phalaenopsis denisiana Cogn. 1899
  2. Polychilos fuscata (Rchb. f.) Shim 1982
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