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Dendrobium adae

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. adae
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium adae
F.M. Bailey 1884


Dendrobium adae is a species of genus Dendrobium

Description[]

Plant blooms with 2 to 6 flowers from summer to early spring. Flowers can grow up to 4cm wide and have a scent similar to orange blossoms. On cloudy days and at night the flowers are scentless.

Distribution[]

Plant is found in the cloud forest of Queensland, Australia at 700 to 1220 meters in elevation.

Culture[]

Keep plants in a cool area with medium amounts of light. Plant should be grown in a well drain potting mix or mounted on cork or tree fern. Water regularly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter by occasionally wetting the plant.

Naming[]

Common Names: Ada's Dendrobium

Synonyms[]

  1. Callista adae (F.M. Bailey) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium ancorarium Rupp 1945
  3. Dendrobium palmerstoniae Sclechter 1907
  4. Thelychiton adae (F.M.Bailey) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  5. Tropilis adae (F.M. Bailey) Butzin 1982
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