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Dendrobium mirbelianum

Den mirbelianum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. mirbelianum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium mirbelianum
Gaudich. 1829


Dendrobium mirbelianum is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms at any time of the year with five to thirty 5.5 cm flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in lowland forest and swamps of Northern Australia to Papua and New Guinea at elevations of 0 to 650 meters.

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names:Mangrove Orchid, Mirbel's Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

  1. Callista mirbelliana (Gaudich.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium aruanum Kranzlin 1910
  3. Dendrobium buluense Schlechter 1912
  4. Dendrobium buluense var. kauloense Schlechter 1912
  5. Dendrobium giuliorietti Bailey 1883
  6. Dendrobium giulianettii F.M. Bailey 1883
  7. Dendrobium polycarpum Rchb.f 1883
  8. Dendrobium prionochilum F. Muell. & Kraenzl. ex Kraenzl. 1894
  9. Dendrobium rosenbergii Teijsm. & Binn. 1862
  10. Dendrobium wilkianum Rupp 1941
  11. Durabaculum mirbelianum (Gaudich.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  12. Durabaculum prionochilum (F.Muell. & Kraenzl.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

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