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Dendrobium lituiflorum

Den. lituiflorum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. lituiflorum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium lituiflorum
Lindley 1856


Dendrobium lituiflorum is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from late winter to spring with one to five 6.75 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in the Himalayas, Assam, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam.

CultureEdit

Plant grows in intermediate to warm 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. Plant is best grown mounted.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Bent-Raceme Dendrobium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Callista lituiflora (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium hanburyanum Rchb.f 1856

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