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Dendrobium 43 Pages

 
Dendrobium amethystoglossum
Amethest Colored Dendrobium
Dendrobium anosmum
Unscented Dendrobium
Dendrobium auriculatum
Eared Dendrobium
Dendrobium bicaudatum
Two-Tailed Dendrobium
Dendrobium bullenianum
Bullen's Dendrobium
Dendrobium cariniferum
Keel-Carrying Dendrobium
Dendrobium chameleon
 Chameleon Dendrobium
Dendrobium chrysanthum
Golden Yellow Flowered Dendrobium
Dendrobium conanthum
Cone-Flower Dendrobium
Dendrobium crumenatum
Purse-Shaped Dendrobium
Dendrobium cuthbertsonii
Cuthbertson's Dendrobium
Dendrobium dearei
Deare's Dendrobium
Dendrobium erosum Dendrobium fairchildae
Fairchild's Dendrobium
Dendrobium formosum
Beautiful Giant-Flowered Dendrobium
Dendrobium gerlandianum
Erlangen Dendrobium
Dendrobium gibsonii
Gibson's Dendrobium
Dendrobium goldschmidtianum
Goldschmidt's Dendrobium
Dendrobium guerreroi
Guerrero's Dendrobium
Dendrobium hercoglossum
Rampart Lip Dendrobium
Dendrobium heterocarpum
Different Fruit Dendrobium
Dendrobium hymenophyllum
Delicately-Leafed Dendrobium
Dendrobium ionopus Dendrobium junceum
Reed-Like Leafed Dendrobium
Dendrobium kingianum
Pink Rock Lily
Dendrobium lindleyi
Lindley's Dendrobium
Dendrobium lituiflorum
Bent-Raceme Dendrobium
Dendrobium loddigesii
Loddiges' Dendrobium
Dendrobium macrophyllum
Large-Leafed Dendrobium
Dendrobium mindanaense
Deare's Dendrobium
Dendrobium papilio
Eared Dendrobium
Dendrobium parthenium
Virginal Dendrobium
Dendrobium platycaulon
Flat Pseudobulbed Dendrobium
Dendrobium profusum
Profusely Flowered Dendrobium
Dendrobium ramosii
Ramos' Dendrobium
Dendrobium sanderae
Sander's Dendrobium
Dendrobium schuetzei
Schuetze's Dendrobium
Dendrobium secundum
Anggerek sikat gigi
Dendrobium taurinum
Bull Headed Dendrobium
Dendrobium thyrsiflorum
Pine Cone-Like Raceme Dendrobium
 
Dendrobium uniflorum
Single Flowered Dendrobium
Dendrobium wenzelii
Wenzel's Dendrobium
Dendrobium yeageri
Yeager's Dendrobium
 
       

Selected species

Dendrobium amethystoglossum– Amethyst Tongued Dendrobium
Dendrobium anosmum – Unscented Dendrobium - misnomer
Dendrobium auriculatum – Eared Dendrobium
Dendrobium bicaudatum – Two-tailed Dendrobium
Dendrobium bukidnonensis– Bukidnon Dendrobium
Dendrobium bullenianum – Bullen's Orange Dendrobium
Dendrobium candidum
Dendrobium cariniferum
Dendrobium ceraula – Horned Dendrobium
Dendrobium cerinum
Dendrobium chameleon – Chameleon-like Dendrobium
Dendrobium chrysanthum
Dendrobium conanthum
Dendrobium crumenatum – Pigeon Orchid, Sparrow Orchid, Bag-shaped Dendrobium, "dove orchid"
Dendrobium cuthbertsonii – Cuthbertson's Dendrobium
Dendrobium dearei – Deare's Dendrobium
Dendrobium erosum
Dendrobium fairchildae – Fairchild's Dendrobium
Dendrobium formosum
Dendrobium gerlandianum
Dendrobium gibsonii
Dendrobium goldschmidtianum – Goldschmidt's Dendrobium
Dendrobium guerreroi – Guerrero's Dendrobium
Dendrobium hercoglossum
Dendrobium heterocarpum – Different fruits Dendrobium
Dendrobium hymenophyllum
Dendrobium ionopus – Violet scented Dendrobium
Dendrobium junceum Philippine endemic
Dendrobium kingianum – Pink Rock Orchid, Captain King's Dendrobium, Pink Rock Lily (sometimes separated in Thelychiton)
Dendrobium lindleyi – Lindley's Dendrobium (formerly D. aggregatum)
Dendrobium lituiflorum
Dendrobium loddigesii – Loddiges' Dendrobium
Dendrobium macrophyllum – Large leafed Dendrobium
Dendrobium mindanaense – Mindanao island Dendrobium
Dendrobium miyasakii – Miyaki's Dendrobium
Dendrobium nobile – Noble Dendrobium
Dendrobium papilio – Butterfly Dendrobium
Dendrobium parthenium
Dendrobium phalaenopsis – Cooktown Orchid (formerly D. bigibbum var. phalaenopsis, D. bigibbum var. superbum) - now classified as Vappodes phalaenopsis
Dendrobium philippinensis– Philippine Dendrobium
Dendrobium phillippsii – Phillips' Dendrobium
Dendrobium platycaulon – Flat Cane Dendrobium
Dendrobium profusum – Profused' Dendrobium
Dendrobium ramosii – Ramos' Dendrobium
Dendrobium sanderae – Sander's Dendrobium
Dendrobium schuetzei – Schuetz's Dendrobium
Dendrobium secundum
Dendrobium seratilabium – Serrated Lip Dendrobium
Dendrobium sinense
Dendrobium speciosum – Outstanding Dendrobium, King Orchid, Rock Lily
Dendrobium taurinum – Bulls Head Dendrobium
Dendrobium thyrsiflorum
Dendrobium thysanophorum
Dendrobium uniflorum – Single flowered Dendrobium
Dendrobium velutinalabrum
Dendrobium victoriae -reginae – Queen Victoria's Dendrobium
Dendrobium wenzellii – Wenzell's Dendrobium
Dendrobium yeagerei – Yeager's Dendrobium

 

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Dendrobium is a huge genus of orchids. It was established by Olof Swartz in 1799 and today contains about 1,200 species. The genus occurs in diverse habitats throughout much of south, east and southeast Asia, including the Philippines, Borneo, Australia, New Guinea, Solomon Islands and New Zealand. The name is from the Greek dendron ("tree") and bios ("life"); it means "one who lives on trees", or, essentially, "epiphyte".

In 1981, Briegar reclassified all terete-leaved Dendrobiums from Australia and New Guinea into a new genus, Dockrillia. The Winika orchid from New Zealand was formerly D. cunninghamii, but has now been moved into a monotypic genus Winika. In 1989, Clements upgraded the D. speciosum complex into individual species; similarly, the D. bigibbum complex (which contains the well-known Cooktown Orchid of Australia, D. phalaenopsis) has recently been split up.
Dendrobium species are either epiphytic, or occasionally lithophytic. They have adapted to a wide variety of habitats, from the high altitudes in the Himalayan mountains to lowland tropical forests and even to the dry climate of the Australian desert.

This genus of sympodial orchids develop pseudobulbs, which vary in length from a few centimetres (e.g. Dendrobium cuthbertsonii) to two metres long (e.g. Dendrobium pulchellum). Most grow into long reedlike stems. Some appear densely covered with short white or black hairs (Dendrobium infundibulum).

In selected species, the short, ovate leaves grow alternately over the whole length of the stems, in others, the leaves are bunched towards the apex of the stem (e.g. Dendrobium tetragonum). The axillary inflorescence vary in length from insignificant to 1m long, and can carry from a few (1-4) (e.g. Dendrobium nobile) to as many as 100 (e.g. Dendrobium speciosum) flowers. Deciduous species carry their leaves for one to two years then typically flower on leafless canes, while canes of evergreen species usually flower in the second year and can continue to flower for a number of years (e.g. Dendrobium densiflorum).

These orchids grow quickly throughout summer, but take a rest during winter. Dormant buds erupt into shoots from the base of the pseudobulb mainly in spring, and a few species in autumn. This is then followed by rapid growth of new roots. Reproduction is usually through seed, but a few species reproduce asexually through keikis produced along the stem, usually after flowering and sometimes as a result of injury to the growing tip.
 

 

In horticulture

Dendrobium is commonly abbreviated as Den in horticulture. Some species are in great demand by orchid lovers. This has resulted in numerous varieties and hybrids, such as the Noble Dendrobium (D. nobile) breeds, which have greatly extended the range of colors of the original plant from the Himalayas. The flowers of Cuthbertson's Dendrobium (D. cuthbertsonii) have been reported to last up to ten months each.

While Dendrobium species may not be particularly easy to grow by novice horticulturalists, they are known to vigorously remove toluene and xylene from the air.[2]

Several hybrids in this genus have been registered and named after notable persons and institutions:

Dendrobium Bae Yong Jun
Dendrobium Sccci 100th Anniversary
Dendrobium Margaret Thatcher 

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