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Dendrobium peguanum
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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. peguanum
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrobium peguanum
Lindl. 1859


Dendrobium peguanum is a species of genus Dendrobium

Description

Plant blooms in the late fall with three to seven 1.25 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant

Distribution

Plant is found growing on shrubs near streams in eastern Himalayas, India, Nepal, Sikkim, Myanamar and Thailand at elevations of 300 to 400 meters

Culture

Plants are hot growers (75 to 85 F). Place plants in partial shade and pot with medium bark or sphagnum moss. Water regularly in the summer and water should be reduced in the winter until new growths will appear.

Naming

Common Names: The Pegu Dendrobium

Synonyms

  1. Callista pygmaea (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium fesselianum Wolff 1990
  3. Dendrobium pygmaeum Lindley not Sm. & A. Cunningham 1828
  4. Dendrobium wallichii A.Hawkes & A.H.Heller 1957
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