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Dendrobium amabile

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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. amabile
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium amabile
O'Brien 1909


Dendrobium amabile is a species of genus Dendrobium

Description[]

Plant blooms in the spring to summer with 5.5 cm wide flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are found in the forest of Hainan China and in Vietnam at elevations around 1200 meters

Culture[]

Plant grows in intermediate 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.

Naming[]

Common Names:The Enchanting Dendrobium

Synonym[]

  1. Callista amabilis Lour. 1790
  2. Dendrobium bronckartii De Wild. 1906
  3. Epidendrum callista Raeusch. 1797
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