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Dendrobium pentapterum

Den pentapterum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. pentapterum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium pentapterum
Schlechter 1906


Dendrobium pentapterum is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms at any time of the year with several 3.75 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in Papua, New Guinea, and the Philippines at elevations of 500 to 2000 meters

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 mount plant.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The 5 winged Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

  1. Dendrobium brevicaule Krzl. 1899
  2. Dendrobium brevicaule subsp. calcarium (J.J.Sm.) T.M.Reeve & P.Woods 1989
  3. Dendrobium brevicaule subsp. pentagonum (Kraenzl.) T.M.Reeve & P.Woods 1989
  4. Dendrobium calcarium J.J.Sm. 1911
  5. Dendrobium cyatheicola P.Royen 1979
  6. Dendrobium montistellare P.Royen 1979
  7. Dendrobium montistellare f. albescens P.Royen 1979
  8. Dendrobium pentagonum Kraenzl. 1910
  9. Dendrobium quinquecristatum P.Royen 1979
  10. Dendrobium saruwagedicum Schltr. 1919
  11. Dendrobium teligerum P.Royen 1979
  12. Dendrobium zaranense P.Royen 1979
  13. Pedilonum calcarium (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983
  14. Pedilonum pentagonum (Kraenzl.) Rauschert 1983
  15. Pedilonum pentapterum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983
  16. Pedilonum saruwagedicum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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