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Dendrobium crocatum

Dendrobium crocatum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. crocatum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium crocatum
Hook. f. 1890


Dendrobium crocatum is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the fall with two to three 3.6 to 5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in the lowland forest of Malaysia and southern Thailand.

CultureEdit

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 drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.

VaritiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Dendrobium crocatum 2 Dendrobium crocatum varity Sepals and petals are yellow. Lip is yellow with red.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Saffron-Yellow Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

  1. Callista crocata (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium pyropum Ridl. 1893
  3. Eurycaulis crocatus (Hook.f.) M.A.Clem. 2003
  4. Pedilonum crocatum (Hook.f.) Brieger 1981
  5. Pedilonum pyropum (Ridl.) Rauschert 1983

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