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Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi, Deer Antler Moth Orchid, Deer-antlered Phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi

Deer Antler Moth Orchid, Deer-antlered Phalaenopsis
Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: Indochina, Malesia
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersFragrant

Naturally found growing as an epiphyte or lithophyte, this fragrant orchid is native to forested regions from India to Indonesia and the Philippines. The stalks resemble slender deer antlers, and seven to twelve flowers dot each branch. Beautiful, glossy, deep red flowers with slight yellow markings.

It is a true epiphyte that grows best mounted on a tree trunk, cork slab or nestled in a slatted basket or pot.


Similar plants:


Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi, Deer Antler Moth Orchid, Deer-antlered Phalaenopsis


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/phalaenopsis_cornu_cervi.htm