Saturday, 28 August 2010

Phalaenopsis Blume 1825


SUBFAMILY Epidendroideae, TRIBE Vandeae, SUBTRIBE Aeridinae.

Spread throughout southeast Asia, and several islands in the Pacific and Australian.
One of the most common cultivated orchid.
Having a beautiful flower, generally large in size, with a variety of colors and pattern. Long-lasting flowers, can reach more than two months. Maybe that is why in Indonesia is also known as "Anggrek Bulan" (bulan = month)

List of some species:
Phalaenopsis Amabilis
Phalaenopsis Amboinensis
Phalaenopsis Belina
Phalaenopsis Cornu-Cervi
Phalaenopsis Fuscata
Phalaenopsis Gigantea
Phalaenopsis Modesta
Phalaenopsis Violacea
Phalaenopsis Zebrina

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