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Dimerandra


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Alliance:
Genus: Dimerandra
Schlechter 1922
Type Species
Dimerandra stenopetala


Dimerandra is a genus of orchids (family Orchidaceae) of the Greater Antilles. The genus is abbreviated Dmd in trade journals.

DistributionEdit

Plants in this genus are found in Central America south to Brazil

DescriptionEdit

Plants in this genus have thick cane stems.

CultureEdit

Grow in cool to warm conditions with bright lighting. Plants should be mounted on treefern or cork and prefer dry outs between waterings. Provide high humidity and good air circulation.

NamingEdit

The genus is named after the erect wings on both sides of the column

Species Edit

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