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monopodial
Orchids that grow indefinitely from a terminal bud.
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pseudobulb
A swollen stem found mainly in orchids
see also Bulbs, Corms and Tubers.
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monopodial
Orchids that grow indefinitely from a terminal bud.
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pseudobulb
A swollen stem found mainly in orchids
see also Bulbs, Corms and Tubers.
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Phalaenopsis

Phal. Brother Yew x Zumas Pixie
Family Orchidaceae
Name Phalaenopsis Spp.
Abbreviation Phal.
Common Name Moth Orchid
Featured Plant September 2006
Etymology
Phalaenopsis From the Genus Phalaena, an obsolete genus used by Linnaeus to house moths, and Greek opis meaning resembles, the large white flowers swaying in the breeze at a distance is said to look like moths in flight.

  See also:  Other Genera

Phalaenopsis is a genus of warm growing orchids originating from South East Asia. They are monopodial and do not grow pseudobulbs. The large leaves are thick and leathery, and grow along two ranks on either side of the stem. A flower spike is produced once a year, each spike contains several flowers that last for several months.



Phal. Brother Yew x Zumas Pixie

Meidar Spots x Doudii Rose

Etherege Princess

Ching Her Goddess x Brother Purple

Ching Her Goddess x Brother Purple

Another clone.

Chingruey's Sika Deer x Chingruey's Pride

Phal. Mem. Regina Busse

Phal. Mem. Regina Busse

Hsinying Lip

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