Dendrobium amboinense

Den amboinense

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. amboinense
Binomial name
Dendrobium amboinense
Hook. 1856

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"Curtis's Botanical Magazine" vol. 82

Dendrobium amboinense is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms in the spring with two to four 7.5 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing on Ambon Island in the Maluku archipelago, Indonesia.


Plant grows in warm to hot 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 drained mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.


Common Names:The Ambon Island Dendrobium


  1. Callista amboinensis (Hook.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Euphlebium amboinense (Hook.) Brieger 1981

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