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Phalaenopsis javanica

Phalaenopsis javanica.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. javanica
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis javanica
J.J.Sm. 1918


Phalaenopsis javanica is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

Description[]

Plant flowers in the spring

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing in forest on the island of Java

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 javanica album.jpg Phalaenopsis javanica f album Sepals and petals are white with yellow stripes. Lip is white.
Phalaenopsis javanica purple.jpg Phalaenopsis javanica variant Sepals and petals are white with purple stripes. Lip is purple.

Naming[]

Common Names: The Javanese Phalaenopsis

Synonyms[]

  1. Phalaenopsis javanica f. alba O.Gruss & Roellke ex Christenson 2001
  2. Phalaenopsis latisepala Rolfe 1920
  3. Polychilos javanica ( J.J.Sm. ) P.S.Shim 1982
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