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Phaius subtrilobus, only found in Borneo

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    This amazing Phaius is found only in Borneo, it is endemic to Sarawak and Sabah. The white lip is in a nice contrast to the brownish colour of the sepals and petals. It grows at elevations between 1100 and 1500 meters in lower montane mossy and swamp forests. To my surprise, it can be cultivated on the window sill! Howerver, direct sunlight should be avoided.
    Greetings, Eike
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