Nun's Orchid

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Nun's Orchid
Phaius tankervillae
Orchidaceae

This large terrestrial orchid performs well in cultivation, but is really only suitable for growers with ample space. A mature plant in a 5 gallon pot may produce multiple spikes reaching 3 inches, each bearing up to 30 flowers. 

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