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Dendrobium pendulum

Den pendulum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. pendulum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium pendulum
Roxb. 1832


373px-Dendrobium pendulum (as Dendrobium crassinode) - Curtis' 95 (Ser. 3 no. 25) pl. 5766 (1869)

"Curtis's Botanical Magazine" vol. 95

Dendrobium pendulum is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from late winter to early spring with several 4 to 7 cm wide fragrant flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in the lowland forest of Hainan and Tibet China, Assam, Bangladesh, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 760 to 1600 meters.

CultureEdit

Plant grows in cool to warm temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. Reduce water as winter approaches. During winter withold watering until new shoots appear. Mist the plants to keep the pseudobulbs from shriveling. Grow in a well drained mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Pendant Growing Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

  1. Callista crassinodis (Benson & Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Callista pendula (Roxb.) Kuntze 1891
  3. Dendrobium crassinode Benth. & Rchb. f. 1869
  4. Dendrobium melanophthalmum Rchb.f?

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