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Phaius tankervilleae

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by Nisanisa, Sep 18, 2022.

  1. Nisanisa

    Nisanisa Active Member

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    A newly opened Phaius
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  2. gjanick

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    WOW. Another orchid that I never heard of before. What is a Phaius? I will have to research it. What a strong erect stem! The flower is amazing! Very different (to me) type of orchid.
     
  3. Nisanisa

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    They are terrestrial orchids Greg. We call them anggrek kelapa, coconut orchid, due to the looks of the leaves. Resemble young coconut leaves.
    Yes, the stems are quite sturdy.