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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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