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Phalaenopsis amabilis 'Palawan form'


This is a medium sized, hot to warm growing, robust, epiphytic native of northern Australia, Indonesia, Papua & New Guinea, the Philippines and New Britain occuring at elevations up to 600 meters in rainforests on trunks and branches overhanging rivers, swamps and streams with a short, pendulous, robust stem enveloped by imbricating leaf bases and carrying 3 to 5 fleshy or coriaceous, arcuate, pendant, ovate-elliptic, obovate to oblong-oblanceolate, obtuse to subacute, shiny green leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a slender, to 3' [90 cm] long, racemose or paniculate, laxly few to many flowered inflorescence that has small scarious, triangular bracts and carrying color and size variable, fragrant, showy, long-lasting flowers.

It recieves more light than the average Phal. You can tell if it is receiving the proper light levels if the leaves have a slight reddish cast.


Phalaenopsis amabilis 'Palawan form'

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