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Dendrobium christyanum

Den christyanum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. christyanum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium christyanum
Rchb. f. 1882


Dendrobium christyanum is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom from spring to summer with a single 5cm wide flower. Flower has a sweet apple cinnamon smell.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found on the cloud forest of Northern Vietnam, northern Thailand, and Yunnan China at an elevation of 800 to 1600 meters

CultureEdit

Plant grows in intermediate to warm temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter withold watering until new shoots appear. Mist the surface of the potting media to prevent pseudobulbs from drying. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Christy's Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

  1. Dendrobium margaritaceum Finet 1901

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