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Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana

Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. lueddemanniana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana
Rchb.f 1862


Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

Description[]

Plant flowers in the spring to summer three to five flowers. Flowers are up to 6 cm wide and fragrant.

This species was introduced in to cultivation by Low in England.

Distribution[]

Plants is found growing in the Philippines at elevations below 100 meters.

Culture[]

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

Varities[]

Image Name Description
Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana var ochracea.jpg Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana var. ochracea Sepals and petals are white with yellow patches. Lip is white

Naming[]

Entomology:Reichenbach named the plant in honor of M. Lueddemann of Paris, who first flowered the plant in 1865.

Common Names: Lueddemann's Phalaenopsis

Synonyms[]

  1. Phalaenopsis lueddemannii Náves 1880
  2. Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana var. delicata Rchb.f. 1865
  3. Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana var. ochrata Rchb.f. 1865
  4. Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana var. ochracea Rchb.f. 1865
  5. Phalaenopsis ochracea [Rchb.f] Carriere ex Stein 1892
  6. Polychilos lueddemanniana (Rchb. f.) Shim 1982

References[]

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