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Phalaenopsis micholitzii

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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. micholitzii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis micholitzii
Rchb. f. 1874


Phalaenopsis micholitzii is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

Description[]

Plant blooms from summer to fall with one to three 5cm wide flowers.

This species was first introduced by Sander in 1889 from Mindano.

Distribution[]

Plants are found in the Philippines at elevations up to 400 meters

Culture[]

Grow cool to intermeidiate. 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: Micholitz's Phalaenopsis

Synonyms[]

  1. Polychilos micholitzii ( Rolfe ) P.S.Shim 1982

References[]

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