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Dendrobium amoenum

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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. amoenum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium amoenum
Wallich ex Lindley 1830


"Curtis's Botanical Magazine" vol. 101

Dendrobium amoenum is a species of genus Dendrobium

Description[]

Plant blooms in the spring with a single 3.75 to 5 cm wide flower. Flower are fragrant with the scent of violets.

Distribution[]

Plants are found in the oak forest of western Himalayas,India, Assam, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Bangladesh and Myanamarin at elevations of 660 to 2000 meters

Culture[]

Plant grows in cool to intermediate 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 Lovely Dendrobium

Synonym[]

  1. Callista amoena (Wall. ex Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium eggertoniae Lindley 1847
  3. Dendrobium mesochlorum Lindley 1847
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