The Gigantic Phalaenopsis {phalaenopsis gigantea}

August 24, 2010 § Leave a comment

The Gigantic Phalaenopsis {phalaenopsis gigantea}

Phalaenopsis gigantea {The Gigantic Phalaenopsis} at Kipandi Butterfly Park.

This large and showy orchid is found in Sabah and Sarawak (Borneo) in forests at elevations up to 400 meters. It is an epiphyte that likes warm to hot growing conditions and bears multiple flowers of 1.5 ~ 2.75 inched (3.75 ~ 7 cm) for a few seasons. More information on Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia here.

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