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Dendrobium longicornu

Dendrobium longicornu

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. longicornu
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium longicornu
Lindl. 1828


Dendrobium longicornu is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in the fall with one to three flowers. Flowers are fragrant and 3.75 cm wide.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in primary forest and coniferous forest growing on mossy stone and branches in eastern Himalayas, Assam, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanamar, southern China and Vietnam at elevations of 1200 to 3000 meters

CultureEdit

Plant grows in warm to hot temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter with jold watering for one to three months and only mist potting media occasionally to keep pseudobulbs from drying. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Long-Horned Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

  1. Callista longicornis (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium bulleyi Rolfe 1913
  3. Dendrobium flexuosum Griff. 1851
  4. Dendrobium fredianum hort.
  5. Dendrobium hirsutum Griff. 1851

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