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Epigeneium amplum

Epigeneium amplum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Epigeneium
Species: Epig. amplum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Epigeneium amplum
(Lindl.) Summerh. 1957


Epigeneium amplum is a species of genus Epigeneium

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from fall to winter with one to two 7.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing on limestone rocks in the forest of China, Assam India, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand at elevations of 500 to 2100 meters

CultureEdit

Plant grows in cool to warm temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter withold watering until new shoots appear. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark. Plants can also be mounted.

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Large Epigeneium

SynonymEdit

  1. Bulbophyllum amplum Rchb.f 1864
  2. Callista ampla (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  3. Callista coelogyne (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891
  4. *Dendrobium amplum Lindley ex Wall. 1830
  5. Dendrobium coelogyne Rchb.f 1871
  6. Epigeneium annamense (Guillaumin) Seidenf. 1980
  7. Epigeneium coelogyne (Rchb. f.) Summerh. 1957
  8. Katherinea ampla A.D. Hawkes 1956
  9. Katherinea coelogyne (Rchb. f.) A.D. Hawkes 1956
  10. Sarcopodium amplum (Lindl.) Lindl. & Paxton 1850
  11. Sarcopodium annamense Guillaumin 1955
  12. Sarcopodium coelogyne (Rchb. f.) Rolfe 1910

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