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Phalaenopsis viridis

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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. viridis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Phalaenopsis viridis
J.J. Sm 1907


Phalaenopsis viridis is an species in the genus Phalaenopsis.

Description[]

Plant flowers in the spring with several 4 cm wide flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing on trees and on boulders in Sumatra at elevations of 700 to 1000 meters

Culture[]

Grow in warm conditions. Pot in medium fir bark and keep in partial shade. Water about once a week. Keep plant fairly moist but not wet. With hold watering in the winter. Plant can be grown mounted

Naming[]

Common Names: The Green Phalaenopsis

Synonyms[]

  1. Phalaenopsis forbesii Ridl. 1925
  2. Polychilos viridis (J.J. Sm.) Shim 1982
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