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Dendrobium papilio Eared Dendrobium

 

Eared Dendrobium , Dendrobium papilio

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Dendrobium papilio Loher 1897

Fragrance, Part Sun Warm to Spring and Summer

Common Name The Eared Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.5 to 2.8" [4 to 7 cm]

Found as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte on mossy forest trees in the Philippines at elevations of 1400 to 2200 meters with bnranching, slender, many jointed, black spotted canes carrying a few to many, short, grass-like, 2 ranked leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a lateral, single flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Aporum papilio (Loher) Rauschert 1983; Dendrobium vanoverberghii Ames 1913 publ. 1914

 

 

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