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Dendrobium acaciifolium

Dendrobium acaciifolium

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. acaciifolium
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium acaciifolium
J.J.Sm. 1917


Dendrobium acaciifolium is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms with one to two small flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in Sulawesi to Maluku Islands of Indonesia at an elevation of around 2 to 460 meters.

CultureEdit

Plant grows in intermediate to warm temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter reduce watering until new shoots appear. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark. Plants can be mounted on tree fern fibers.

NamingEdit

Common Names:Thorny Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

  1. Aporum acaciifolium (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert, 1983.
  2. Ceraia acaciifolia (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem.,2003.

Reference Edit

  • Baker, Charles O., and Margaret L.. Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium. Oregon: Timber Press, 1996.

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