(see also: pakan burung)
This month orchids are widespread in the region of Asia, especially in Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Papua to Australia. This type of live orchid epitif with attached stems or branches of other plants found in the forests that flourished in the region of 600 meters above sea level.
In Indonesia, moon orchid (Phalaenopsis amabilis) was first discovered in the Moluccas. Orchid Flower Moon has several regional names such as orchids quarterly (Java and Bali), fly orchid (Maluku), and orchids menur (Java). Government set orchid flower charm accompanied month as jasmine (flower of the nation), and a giant lotus (flower rare) by Indonesian Presidential Decree No. 4 of 1993.
In Indonesia, where orchids month for the first time found in the Moluccas. Where this flower has different names in each region, for example in Java and Bali is known for orchids quarterly, in the Moluccas known as fly orchids, and orchid menur for in Java. The government has set itself the Month Orchid as one together with his Indonesian National Flower Jasmine, and Padma Giant.
Traits and Characteristics Orchid Month
Orchid is not a monopodial orchid plants which he liked a little sunlight for survival. Its leaf green and elongated shape. The color white roots, and elongated spherical shape and fleshy feel. The flowers have little scent when and where blooms can grow up to 10cm in diameter over a relatively long time.
Scientific Classification of the Orchid Month
Sub Species Epidendroidea
The genus Phalaenopsis
Species Phalaenopsis amabilis
Orchid Cultivation Month
(see also: pakan burung pleci)
The orchid cultivation orchid lovers many months, but it is also a lot that do cross the other orchid species to produce varieties that moon orchid hybrids. However kelestarianya in the wild is increasingly threatened by the loss of natural habitat due to illegal logging done by irresponsible parties. With cultivation undertaken by orchid lovers are expected kelestarianya habitat can be maintained even now in the yard or garden. And below is the way the Moon Orchid Cultivation.