THE “MANTANGAI”, KAPUAS SPECIAL ORCHID

Posted on January 3, 2011 by disporabudparkapuas

Repro Mantangai Orchid by Subhan –
June 29, 2010

In general, the forests of Borneo is a tropical rain forest. Thus do not be surprised if in the forests of this kind very often found distinctive flora and fauna.

One of the peculiarities that exist in Kalimantan, especially the Kapuas, Central Kalimantan Province is the orchid. And a warm conversation orchid is an orchid called Orchid Mantangai locally.

This Mantangai Orchid “sepals, petal and lip pink flowers to purple with whitish sweep. Color (this kind) symbolizes romance, love and affection. This universal color is the favorite of many people. The series of flower buds are very attractive, neat layers, vibrant and all seemed to want to appear to show its charm. That’s partly a compliment, praise worthy addressed to this orchid. ”

It is no doubt, this orchid has many advantages that are difficult unmatched another orchid in its class. He is also easy to grow, fast flowering, flowering throughout the year, besides a lot of interest, he was able to survive for months.
In terms of popularity in Central Kalimantan, perhaps only this orchid is able to emulate the fame of the rat tail Paraphalaenopsis laycockii mascot of Palangkaraya.

Reportedly the price of this orchid is never passed the above Rp. 5.000.000, – per pot, it’s an incredible price for my level dendro orchid species in their own areas.

This orchid collecting as an anthem for the hobbyist in this area. That is the idol for the people of Central Kalimantan “Orchid Mantangai”.

Based on the testimony of people who maintain it, this orchid its name comes from the sub Mantangai, Kuala Kapuas district. Orchid is a lot of local people and he maintained this orchid is commonly found in this Mantangai area. ”

Meanwhile, according to official news PBR Registration No. LV. Publication: 068/BR/PVL/11/2007 with the applicant Mr A. Teras Narang, SH., Governor of Central Kalimantan, orchid Dendrobium Mantangai have a geographical spread in the city of Palangkaraya, Katingan, Kapuas, Barito district, East, South Barito Regency.
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