Phalaenopsis fasciata: Striped Phalaenopsis

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Flower Size 2″ [5 cm].

Phalaenopsis fasciata is a small, hot growing, epiphytic native of the Philippines with short stems enveloped by several imbricating persistent leaf bearing sheaths carrying leaves that are dorsally keeled and it blooms on a lateral, zigzag, 10″ [25 cm] long inflorescence that is longer than the leaves and has bracts of long-lasting flowers that are fleshy, waxy and fragrant.

Photo: Orchid Display HouseAtlanta Botanical GardenAtlantaGeorgiaUSA  [20130913]

Source: www.orchidspecies.com

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