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Dendrobium toressae

Dendrobium toressae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. toressae
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium toressae
(F.M. Bailey) Dockr. 1964


Dendrobium toressae is a species of genus Dendrobium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with a single .5 cm flower. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing on trees in the open and dense forest of northeastern Australia at elevations of 0 to 1950 meters

CultureEdit

Plant grows in cool 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 medium fir bark.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Star Lichen-Like Dendrobium

SynonymEdit

  1. *Bulbophyllum lichenastrum F. Mueller 1869
  2. Davejonesia lichenastrum ( F.Muell. ) M.A.Clem.2002
  3. Dockrillia lichenastrum (F. Muell.) Brieger 1981
  4. Phyllorchis lichenastrum (F. Muell.) Kuntze 1891

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