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Dendrobium pulchellum

Dendrobium pulchellum

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


Dendrobium pulchellum is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from winter to spring with five to fifteen 13 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found in the deciduous forest of Assam India, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Myanamr, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos, Yunnan China and Vietnam at elevations of 70 to 2200 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 fir bark.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Charming Dendrobium

SynonymsEdit

  1. Callista pulchella (Roxb. ex Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium dalhousieanum Wallich?
  3. Dendrobium moschatum Griff. 1851

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