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Phalaenopsis kunstleri

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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. kunstleri
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis kunstleri
Hook. f. 1890


Phalaenopsis kunstleri is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

Description[]

Plant flowers in the summer with many 4.5 cm flowers.

The species was first collected by Kunster in Perk and was described by Hooker in 1890.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing in the lowland forest of Malaysia and Burma

Culture[]

Grow in cool 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: Kunstler's Phalaenopsis

Synonyms[]

  1. Phalaenopsis fuscata var kunstleri hort.?
  2. Polychilos kunstleri (Hook.f.) P.S.Shim 1982

References[]

  • Sweet, Herman R.. The Genus Phalaenopsis. The Orchid Digest, 1980.
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