Dendrobium amethystoglossum

Dendrobium amethystoglossum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. amethystoglossum
Binomial name
Dendrobium amethystoglossum
Rchb. f. 1872

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"Curtis's Botanical Magazine" vol. 98

Dendrobium amethystoglossum is a species of genus Dendrobium


The plant blooms in the winter with 15 to 20 flower. Flowers are 3.12cm across with a fragrant scent.


Plants are found growing on mossy limestone cliffs in Luzon, Philippines at 1400 meters.


Plant grows in cool 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 drained mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark. Plants can also be mounted


Common Names:Amethest Colored Dendrobium


  1. Callista amethystoglossa (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Pedilonum amethystoglossum (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem. 2003

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