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Dendrobium shiraishii

Dendrobium shiraishii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. shiraishii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium shiraishii
T.Yukawa & M.Nishida 1992


Dendrobium shiraishii is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plants bloom in the summer with up to ten 5 cm flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the forest of Western New Guinea at elevations around 1500 meters.

CultureEdit

Plant grows in intermediate to warm temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist but not wet and fertilize during growth season. During winter reduce watering until new shoots appear and then resume regular watering schedule. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.

NamingEdit

Common Names:Shiraishi's Dendrobium

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