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Dimorphorchis rossii

Dimorphorchis rossii upper flowers
Upper Flowers
Dimorphorchis rossii lower flowers
Lower Flowers

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Dimorphorchis
Species: Esmrls. rossii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dimorphorchis rossii
Fowlie 1989


Dimorphorchis rossii is an species in the genus Dimorphorchis.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from spring to summer with many 5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the montane forest of Sabah at elevations around 300 to 1200 meters

CultureEdit

Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and usually require full sunlight and warm temperatures. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants), several pieces of coarse fir bark, or sphagnum moss. Water plant regularly.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Ross' Dimorphorchis

SynonymEdit

  1. Dimorphorchis rossii var. graciliscapa A.L.Lamb & Shim 1994
  2. Dimorphorchis rossii var. tenomensis A.L.Lamb 1994

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