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Dendrobium gratiosissimum

Den gratiosissimum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. gratiosissimum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium gratiosissimum
Rchb. f. 1865


Dendrobium gratiosissimum is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in spring with 1 to 3 flowers. Flowers are 6 to 7 cm wide.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in dry deciduous and evergreen lowland and montane forest in Hainan China, Assam, Laos, Thailand Vietnam and Burma at elevations of 0 to 1600 meters.

CultureEdit

Plant grows in cool 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.

VarietiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Den gratiosissimum Cindy Dendrobium gratiosissimum 'Cindy' Pink edge petals and pink edge sepals, lip has pink edge and yellow lip petals are wider.

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Very Graceful Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

  1. Callista boxaleii (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Callista gratiosissima (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891
  3. Dendrobium boxallii Rchb. f. 1874
  4. Dendrobium bullerianum Bateman 1867

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