Friday, 27 August 2010

Paraphalaenopsis A.D.Hawkes 1964


SUBFAMILY Epidendroideae, TRIBE Vandeae, SUBTRIBE Aeridinae.

It's endemic of Borneo, there are only four species in this genus. 
Segregate from Phalaenopsis Genus because it has a closer relationship to the Vanda Genus despite having characteristics such as Phalaenopsis Genus. 
Easier to cross-intergenera with the Vanda and Renathera Genus than with Phalaenopsis Genus
Has cylinder-shaped leaves with pointy ends.

List of several species:
Paraphalaenopsis Denevei
Paraphalaenopsis Labukensis
Paraphalaenopsis Laycockii
Paraphalaenopsis Serpentilingua

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