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Phalaenopsis Sogo Vivien 'Variegated'

Family Name: Orchidaceae
Semi-Shade Moderate Water Interiorscape / Indoor Plant Ornamental Flowers Ornamental Foliage Epiphyte

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet
Name Status (botanical)
Comments

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Epiphyte
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

Biogeography

Native Habitat Terrestrial
Local Conservation Status Exotic

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form An epiphyte. It has an erect growth form. 
Foliage The leaves are ovate in shape and are dark green with yellow margins. The leaves are alternately arranged along the stem and can measure about 10 cm in length. 
Flowers The flowers are borne on a compact,  axillary inflorescence. The flowers consist of white sepals and petals with purple stripes. The flower lip is deep purple
Etymology It is a hybrid of Phalaenopsis Sogo Alice and Phalaenopsis Zuma's Pixie. 

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Foliage
Landscape Uses Small Gardens, Focal Plant, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Terrarium

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water
Propagation Method Tissue Culture

Foliar

Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green, Yellow / Golden
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Smooth, Leathery
Foliar Margin Entire

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower & Plant Sexuality 1 Bisexual Flowers
Flower Colour(s) Purple, White
Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence
Flower Location Axillary
Flower Symmetry Bilateral
Inflorescence Type Raceme

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Master ID 32166
Species ID 6572
Flora Disclaimer The information in this website has been compiled from reliable sources, such as reference works on medicinal plants. It is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment and NParks does not purport to provide any medical advice. Readers should always consult his/her physician before using or consuming a plant for medicinal purposes.
Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.
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