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Dendrobium adae

Den adae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. adae
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium adae
F.M. Bailey 1884


Dendrobium adae is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms with 2 to 6 flowers from summer to early spring. Flowers can grow up to 4cm wide and have a scent similar to orange blossoms. On cloudy days and at night the flowers are scentless.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in the cloud forest of Queensland, Australia at 700 to 1220 meters in elevation.

CultureEdit

Keep plants in a cool area with medium amounts of light. Plant should be grown in a well drain potting mix or mounted on cork or tree fern. Water regularly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter by occasionally wetting the plant.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Ada's Dendrobium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Callista adae (F.M. Bailey) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium ancorarium Rupp 1945
  3. Dendrobium palmerstoniae Sclechter 1907
  4. Thelychiton adae (F.M.Bailey) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  5. Tropilis adae (F.M. Bailey) Butzin 1982

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