8 Types of Beautiful Orchid Flowers Native to Indonesia
There are thousands or even tens of thousands of orchids in this world. About 5000 to 6000 types of orchids can be found in our beloved country. That means one-sixth of all types of orchids exist in Indonesia. Among them are several types of orchids that can only be found in Indonesia. Currently, there are many types of orchids whose natural habitat is threatened with extinction. So the government specifically made a list of rare orchid species that are protected by the state with government regulation no. 7 of 1999 concerning the preservation of plants and animals. For this reason, we are expected as good citizens to always take care of the environment around us so that this beautiful and beautiful flower will remain for our children and grandchildren in the future. Here are some types of beautiful orchids charming.
Twinkling Orchid Flower
The twinkling orchid or violet phalaenopsis has the scientific name Phalaenopsis violacea. This type of orchid has advantages over other orchids, in addition to its beautiful petals, it also has a fragrant aroma. So for those of you who want to smell the fragrant flowers every day, you can plant this orchid in your yard.
Larat Orchid Flower
This type of orchid flower has variations in white, light purple and a combination of white and light purple. White orchid or cooktown orchid has the scientific name Dendrobium bigibbum. This type of orchid is included in the list of protected orchids and is also the identity of our country, especially the Maluku region.
Callus Vanda Orchid Flower
The orchid flower which has the scientific name Vanda limbata is very famous for the beauty and beauty of its flower petals. This type of orchid flower has many variations in various colors and shapes. So many, scientists classify them into 40 species. Forty species of Vanda orchids are scattered in several countries, of course in Indonesia too.
Maybe the name of this type of orchid flower is a little strange. But when you see the flowers, you will fall in love. Because this type of orchid flower, which has the scientific name Ascocentrum miniatum, has very beautiful flowers with an orange color. Butan orchid flowers are also included in the list of orchids protected by the state because of their rarity.
Spoon Orchid Flower
Although it has the name spoon orchid, this orchid flower is not like a spoon. This orchid flower is so beautiful with bright yellow flowers and a little white color in the middle there is a red pattern. The Latin name for the spoon orchid is Spathoglottis zurea.
Hartinah Orchid Flower
This type of orchid flower has a very Indonesian name, Hartinah! Yes, the name of this orchid is taken from the name of the wife of the second president of the Republic of Indonesia. This type of orchid flower which has the Latin name Cymbidium hartinahianum is an endemic plant that only grows in Indonesia, precisely in Samosir Regency, North Sumatra Province.
Moon Orchid Flower
The orchid flower which has the Latin name Phalaenopsis amabilis is a type of Indonesian orchid flower, known in the world as the Moon Orchid.
Emerald Orchid Flower
This orchid flower is quite unique. The flowers look like rambutan fruit because of the hairs on the outside but still have petals on the inside. The emerald orchid flower has the scientific name Dendrobium macrophyllum.