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Dendrobium farmeri

Dendrobium farmeri

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. farmeri
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium farmeri
Paxton 1849


Dendrobium farmeri is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with several 5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing on tall trees in the lowland and montane forest of Himalayas, Assam, Nepal, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos and Malaysia at elevations of 150 to 1000 meters on

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 farmeri alba PDendrobium farmeri var. alba Flower has white petals and sepals, lip is yellow

NamingEdit

Common Names: Farmer's Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

  1. Callista densiflora (Lindl. ex Wall.) Kuntze var farmeri 1891
  2. Callista farmeri (Paxton) Kuntze 1891
  3. Dendrobium densiflorum Lindley var farmerii

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