Jacob Coles

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365 days of orchids – Day 58 – Phalaenopsis philippinensis

Jacob here. Phalaenopsis philippinensis is a species endemic to the island of Luzon in the Philippines where it is found as a small epiphyte at around 1200 metres altitude. The species exhibits dark mottled leaves which are likely to act to block out sunlight which enables the species to colonise more areas of its native forests. […]