Den. farmeri 'Glen The Don' photo by Claude W. Hamilton

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Orchid Species: Dendrobium farmeri

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Dendrobium farmeri is an orchid species identified by Paxton in 1849.
Genus
Dendrobium (Den.)
Grex
farmeri
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Paxton
Year
1849
ORIGIN: Found in the eastern Himalayas, Assam, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Malaysia in evergreen lowland forests and primary montane forests at elevations of 150 to 1000 meters on primary growth tall trees high up over rivercourses and prefers some shade and heavy watering with a short winter rest.

DESCRIPTION: This pendulous, hot to warm growing epiphyte has clavate or fusiform, 4 angled above stems carrying 2 to 4, towards the apex, coriaceous, ovate-lanceolate, acute or acuminate leaves and is a spring blooming orchid that has axillary, to 8 [20 cm] long, pendent, many densly flowered, cylindrical racemose inflorescence that arise from the nodes near the apex of leafless and leafed canes.

FLOWER SIZE: 1.2 to 2 inches [3 to 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 farmerii
Add+ Callista Callista farmeri 1891 (Paxton) Kuntze
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Dendrobium farmeri - Farmer's Dendrobium by Anu Dharmani. This is an Asian epiphyte that grows in humid tropical as well as sub-tropical regions of Asia. In its natural home, this orchid is generally seen growing on the main trunk of tall trees far away f... 1
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