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Dendrobium falcorostrum

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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. falcorostrum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium falcorostrum
Fitzgerald 1876


Dendrobium falcorostrum is a species of genus Dendrobium

Description[]

Plants bloom from spring to summer with several 2.5cm flowers.

Distribution[]

Plants are usually found growing on the upper branches of the Arctic Beech tree in eastern Australia at elevations of 700 to 1400 meters.

Culture[]

Grow in shady areas with cool to intermediate temperatures. Water regularly (about every 3 days) and reduce watering during winter when plant is in dormancy. Plant can be grown in medium fir bark.

Naming[]

Common Names: The Beech Orchid, The Falcon's Beak Dendrobium

Synonyms[]

  1. Callista falconirostris (Fitzg.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Callista falcorostra (Fitzg.) Kuntze 1891
  3. Callista falcorostris (Fitzg.) Kuntze 1891
  4. Dendrobium falcorostre Fitz. 1875
  5. Thelychiton falcorostrus (W.Fitzg.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  6. Tropilis falcorostra (Fitzg.) Rauchert 1983
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