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Phalaenopsis floresensis Flores Island Phalaenopsis


Flores Island Phalaenopsis , Phalaenopsis floresensis


Phalaenopsis floresensis Fowlie 1993 SUBGENUS Polychilos SECTION Amboinenses Sweet 1968 Photo courtesy of Peter Zerche and his website

Common Name The Flores Island Phalaenopsis

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found on the island of Flores in Indonesia in forests often near waterfalls as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte at elevations of 150 to 500 meters with 5 to 7, narrowly ovate to elliptic, obtuse leaves and blooms in the spring on 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, shorter than the leaf, few [2 to 3] flowered inflorescence.