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Dendrobium draconis

Den draconis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. draconis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium draconis
Rchb.f 1862


Dendrobium draconis is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom during early spring with two to five flowers. Flowers are 7.5 cm wide with a tangerine scent.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found on trees of forest in Assam India, Myanamr, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 800 to 2000 meters.

CultureEdit

Plant requires warm temperatures and medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter keep plant dry and withhold water until new shoots appear. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Dragon-Like Dendrobium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Callista draconis (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium andersoni J. Scott 1872
  3. Dendrobium eburneum Rchb.f 1864

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