Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi

The Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi is an epiphytic orchid that is native to the regions of India to Myanmar right on to Malaysia and the island of Borneo. Found in the lowland forests, it produce fragrant flowers alternatively i.e. one at a time over an extended period . Its sepals and petals are pale yellow and barred with red brown spots. Each flower is about 2 inches long and borne on a branched and flattened inflorescence.

The pictures above were taken at the Pitcher Plants and Orchids Center, Padawan using N93i cameraphone.

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