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Phalaenopsis lindenii
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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. lindenii
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Binomial name
Phalaenopsis lindenii
Loher 1895


Phalaenopsis lindenii is an Phalaenopsis species endemic to the Philippines.

Description

Plant flowers from summer to fall with up to 40 flowers which are about 2.5 to 3.5cm wide. It is threatened by habitat loss. This is the coolest growing species of the genus.

Distribution

Plants grow in the forest of the Philippines at elevations of 1000 to 1500 meters. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Culture

Grow cool to intermediate. Pot in medium fir bark and keep in partial shade. Water about once a week. Keep plant fairly moist but not wet. Actually live in subtropical areas.

From Philippines.

Naming

Common Names: Linden's Tiller

References

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