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Dendrobium aduncum

Den aduncum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. aduncum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium aduncum
Lindl. 1842


Dendrobium aduncum is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from spring to fall with two to five 3.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant and long lasting.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found near rivers in the subtropical forest of Assam India, easten Himalayas, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos, southern China and Vietnam at elevations of 300 to 1300 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are grown in intermediate to cool conditions in diffused light. Water regularly in the summer and give a 3 to 4 week resting period in winter. During resting period withhold watering and mist the bulbs lightly to prevent them from shriveling about once a week. Plant is best mounted or grown in medium fir bark.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Inward-Bent Dendrobium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Callista adunca (Wall. ex Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium aduncum var. faulhaberianum (Schltr.) Tang & F.T.Wang 1951
    Dendrobium aduncum - Curtis' 110 (Ser. 3 no. 40) pl 6784 (1884)

    "Curtis's Botanical Magazine" vol. 110

  3. Dendrobium faulhaberianum Schltr. 1911
  4. Dendrobium guangxiense S.J.Cheng & C.Z.Tang 1986
  5. Dendrobium oxyanthum Gagnep. 1930; Dendrobium scoriarum W. W. Sm. 1921

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