Phalaenopsis Orchid

This beautiful flower shot was taken from my Orchid collection. Lots of my Phalaenopsis (20 in all) are blooming presently which makes me very happy. Hope you guys out there enjoy the view as well.
Phalaenopsis, known as the Moth Orchid, abbreviated Phal in the horticultural trade, is an orchid genus of approximately 60 species. Phalaenopsis is one of the most popular orchids in the trade, through the development of many artificial hybrids.
The generic name means “Phalaen[a]-like” and is probably a reference to the genus Phalaena, the name given by Carl Linnaeus to a group of large moths; the flowers of some species supposedly resemble moths in flight. For this reason, the species are sometimes called Moth orchids.

Phalaenopsis Orchid

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