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Dendrobium loddigesii

Dendrobium loddigesii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. loddigesii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium loddigesii
Rolfe 1887


Dendrobium loddigesii is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from winter to spring with many flowers. Flowers are about 5 cm wide and fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in mossy coniferous areas in Laos, Vietnam, Southwest China and Hong Kong at elevations of 1000 to 1500 meters.

CultureEdit

Plant requires cool to intermediate temperatures and medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter reduce watering until new shoots appear but do not allow plant to dry out. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium firbark.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Loddiges' Dendrobium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Callista loddigesii (Rolfe) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium pulchellum Loddiges not Roxb. 1933
  3. Dendrobium seidelianum Rchb.f ?

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