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Phalaenopsis celebensis Celebes Phalaenopsis

 

Celebes Phalaenopsis , Phalaenopsis celebensis

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Phalaenopsis celebensis Sweet 1980SUBGENUS Phalaenopsis SECTION Stauroglottis [Schauer] Benth 1881 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Common Name The Celebes Phalaenopsis

Flower Size 1 1/4" [3 cm]

Found in the Celebes Isalnds, now called Sulawesi, as a miniature epiphyte with dark green, mottled with silver grey leaves that blooms in July and August on a lateral, arching then pendant, 16" [40 cm] long, purplish-green, racemose or paniculate, many flowered inflorescence with small bracts and successively opening flowers, starting at the base of the inflorescence and should have year-round waterings and full shade.

 

 

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