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More for your money: Once the phalaenopsis is done blooming, trim its stems back, put it outside (in warm climates) out of direct sun, or stick them in a tree, and look forward to another round of blossoms.
So to think of the orchid world just in terms of phalaenopsis is akin to regarding the avian world solely in terms of ducks.
Superficially the plant resembles Phalaenopsis gigantea, the largest Phalaenopsis species (native to Borneo).
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Origin and Etymology of phalaenopsis
First Known Use: 1846See Words from the same year
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