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Phalaenopsis venosa

Phalaenopsis venosa.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Phalaenopsis
Species: Phal. venosa
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis venosa
Shim & Fowlie 1983


Phalaenopsis venosa is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

Description[]

Plant blooms from summer to fall with three to five flowers. Flowers are 4 to 6.75 cm wide and has a scent of crushed centipedes.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing in Celebes Islands in Indonesia at elevations around 914 meters.

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.

Varities[]

Image Name Description
Phal. venosa red.jpg Phalaenopsis venosa variant Sepals and petals are red with a green edge. Lip is white with a pink patch
Phal. venosa.jpg Phalaenopsis venosa variant Sepals and petals are orange with yellow edge . Lip is white
Phalaenopsis venosa KO.jpg Phalaenopsis venosa variant Sepals and petals are brown with yellow edge . Lip is white

Naming[]

Common Names: The Veined Phalaenopsis

Synonyms[]

  1. Phalaenopsis venosa var ochracea Fowlie 1983
  2. Polychilos venosa (Shim & Fowlie) Shim & Fowlie 1983
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