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Dendrobium capituliflorum

Dendrobium capituliflorum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. capituliflorum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium capituliflorum
Rolfe 1901


Dendrobium capituliflorum is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from mid winter to spring with many 1.2 to 1.8 cm flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found on trees in lowland savannah and rainforest and on rocks in the grasslands of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands at elevations of 0 to 750 meters.

CultureEdit

Plant requires cool to warm temperatures and 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. Plant can be mounted

NamingEdit

Common Names: White Bottle-Brush Orchid, Small-Headed Flower Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

  1. Dendrobium confusum J.J.Sm 1911
  2. Pedilonum capituliflorum (Rolfe) Brieger 1981

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