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Dendrobium delacourii

Den. delacourii.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. delacourii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium delacourii
Guillaumin 1924


Dendrobium delacourii is a species of genus Dendrobium

Description[]

Plant blooms from summer to fall with up to five 2 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.

Distribution[]

Plants are found in Burma, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 800 to 1300 meters

Culture[]

Plant requires warm temperatures and medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist but not wet. Water when potting media is almost dry but still slightly moist. After the flowering period, the plant needs less water and fertilizer, because it goes in a light rest during the winter. Grow in a well drain mix of medium fir bark. Plant can also be mounted.

Naming[]

Common Names:Delacour's Dendrobium

Synonyms[]

  1. Dendrobium rupicola var breve [Rchb.f] Atwood
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