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Orchid Species: Dendrobium alexanderae

Kew currently accepted name is Dendrobium alexandrae
Dendrobium alexanderae is an orchid species name for which no taxonomic record was found. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Dendrobium alexandrae.
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Dendrobium (Den.)
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alexanderae
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ORIGIN: Found in Papua and New Guinea as a medium to large sized, cool growing epiphyte on moss-covered trees in cool mist forests at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters in high light.

DESCRIPTION: Found in Papua and New Guinea as a medium to large sized, cool growing epiphyte on moss-covered trees in cool mist forests at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters in high light with stems carrying 2 to 3 apical, elliptic, bluish-green, erect or spreading leaves blooming on an axillary, racemose, laxly, several flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes at the apex of the pseudobulb occurring in the fall.

FLOWER SIZE: 2 to 3+ inches [5 to 7.5 cm+] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Dendrobium Den alexandrae 1912 Schltr.
Add+ Sayeria Say alexandrae 1983 (Schltr.) Rauschert
Add+ Latourorchis Latourorchis alexandrae 1981 (Schltr.) Brieger in F.R.R.Schlechter
Add+ Latourea Latourea alexandrae 1981 (Schltr.) Brieger in F.R.R.Schlechter
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