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Dendrobium gerlandianum Erlangen Dendrobium


Erlangen Dendrobium , Dendrobium gerlandianum


Dendrobium gerlandianum Kraenzl. 1909


Common Name The Erlangen Dendrobium [German Botanical Garden]

Flower Size 1 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in the Philippines on Luzon Island as a miniature, hot to warm growing epiphyte, lithophyte or terrestrial with basally swollen and slender above stems carrying a few, terete leaves which blooms on a short, one to two flowered inflorescence arising from the apical leaf axils with a single flower occuring in the winter. A slight, short, winter rest from water and fertilizer is beneficial for the winter blooming

Synonyms Ceraia gerlandiana (Kraenzl.) M.A.Clem. 2003