Dendrochilum uncatum

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Dendrochilum
Species: Ddc. uncatum
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Binomial name
Dendrochilum uncatum
Rchb. f. 1855


Dendrochilum uncatum is a species in the Dendrochilum genus.

Description[edit | edit source]

The plant blooms with many .9 cm fragrant flowers.

Distribution[edit | edit source]

Plants are found growing in the Philippines and Taiwan China at elevatons of 500 to 2300 meters

Culture[edit | edit source]

Plant can be grown from cool to warm areas with medium to bright light. Pot with fine bark and perlite or sphagnum moss. Plant prefers dry periods between watering. Reduce watering during the winter. Water about once a week.

Naming[edit | edit source]

Common Name: The Hook-Shaped Dendrochilum

Synonyms[edit | edit source]

  1. Acoridium cucumerinum (Rchb.f.) Rolfe 1904
  2. Acoridium uncatum (Rchb. f.) Rolfe 1904
  3. Dendrochilum cucumerinum Rchb. f. 1864
  4. Platyclinis uncata N.E. Br. ex B.S. Williams 1894
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