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Dendrobium spectabile

Dendrobium spectabile

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. spectabile
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium spectabile
(Blume) Miq. 1859


Dendrobium spectabile is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from winter to early spring with around twenty 7.5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on rocks in Papua & New Guinea and the Solomon Islands at elevations of 300 to 2000 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: The Grand Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

  1. Callista spectabilis (Blume) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium tigrinum Rolfe ex Hemsl. 1891
  3. *Latourea spectabilis Blume 1849
  4. Latouria spectabilis Blume 1850
  5. Latourorchis spectabile [Bl.] Breiger 1981
  6. Sayeria spectabilis (Blume) Rauschert 1983
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