Phalaenopsis sp. (Moth orchid) | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-258640 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

Loading...
  |  

Organism (ORGA)

last updated: 11 Jan 2022
Organism information
Phalaenopsis sp.
Kingdom Viridiplantae
Phylum Streptophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Asparagales
Family Orchidaceae
Subfamily Epidendroideae
Genus Phalaenopsis
  • Moth orchid
    EN
Additional classification
Wedding Promenade
Ornamentals
Domesticated
Characteristics related to biosafety
EN
EN
In nature, moth orchids grow in humid, tropical climates. They are a tropical epiphytic orchid (grow on the trunks and branches of trees) and not parasitic. Temperature lower limit is 10℃ and upper limit is 95℃.
EN
Throughout tropical Asia from southern China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia and New Guinea. 
EN
EN
  • Ornamental
Additional Information
Moth orchids are an ornamental, potted flowers of high economic value globally.
EN
Records referencing this document Show in search
Record type Field Record(s)
Living Modified Organism Recipient Organism” or “Parental Organisms 1