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Dendrobium aciculare


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. aciculare
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium aciculare
Lindl. 1840


Dendrobium aciculare is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms at any time of the year with a single 1.3 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in Thailand and Borneo.

CultureEdit

Plant requires cool to warm temperatures and medium amounts of light. Keep plants moist. Plants prefer dry outs between waterings. From fall to winter reduce water and resume normal watering patterns when new shoots appear in spring. Plant is best mounted. Pot in medium fir bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. To induce flowering reduce temperatures.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Needle shaped Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

  1. Callista acicularis (Lindl.) Kuntze, (1891).
  2. Aporum aciculare (Lindl.) Rauschert, (1983).
  3. Ceraia acicularis (Lindl.) M.A.Clem., (2003).
  4. Dendrobium koeteianum Schltr., (1906).
  5. Aporum koeteianum (Schltr.) Rauschert, (1983).
  6. Ceraia koeteiana (Schltr.) M.A.Clem., (2003).

Reference Edit

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

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