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[[Category: Phalaenopsis]]
[[Category: Phalaenopsis]]

Latest revision as of 10:49, 11 August 2009

Phalaenopsis javanica

Phalaenopsis javanica.jpg

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

Phalaenopsis javanica is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.


Plant flowers in the spring


Plants are found growing in forest on the island of Java


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.


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.


Common Names: The Javanese Phalaenopsis


  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