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Dendrobium amethystoglossum

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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. amethystoglossum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium amethystoglossum
Rchb. f. 1872


"Curtis's Botanical Magazine" vol. 98

Dendrobium amethystoglossum is a species of genus Dendrobium

Description[]

The plant blooms in the winter with 15 to 20 flower. Flowers are 3.12cm across with a fragrant scent.

Distribution[]

Plants are found growing on mossy limestone cliffs in Luzon, Philippines at 1400 meters.

Culture[]

Plant grows in cool 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 drained mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark. Plants can also be mounted

Naming[]

Common Names:Amethest Colored Dendrobium

Synonym[]

  1. Callista amethystoglossa (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Pedilonum amethystoglossum (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem. 2003
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