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Dendrobium amethystoglossum

Dendrobium amethystoglossum

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


Dendrobium amethystoglossum is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

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

DistributionEdit

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

CultureEdit

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 drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark. Plants can also be mounted

NamingEdit

Common Names:Amethest Colored Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

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

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